No way for WIL

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The Indian government plans to close down Wagon India Ltd (WIL), the long established agency, which distributes domestic orders for rail fre...

HPH/Cosco team up in Shanghai

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After two years of tough negotiations, Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), Cosco Pacific and Shanghai Industrial Holdings agreed last month to in...

Kita-Kyushu first

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A new container terminal planned for Hibikinada by the Kita-Kyushu Harbour Bureau will be the first project in Japan to be executed under th...

Gaussin scores in Dunkirk

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Gaussin has received an order for three "short train" MTS sets for NFTI, the Port of Dunkirk container terminal, which is operated by Inter ...

Worshipping false gods?

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Ideas that ports on the South American west coast could become transhipment hubs are �almost certainly not realistic�...

Handling solutions

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Several major projects are nearing completion for Paceco Espa�a and it reports an order for one more 6 + 1/ 1 over 5 rubber-tyred Transtai...

Landmark agreement

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The port authorities of Trieste and Koper have signed an MoU aimed at greater co-operation and integration of services......

Recomar expands

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The Spain-based Recomar group is offering full depot operations in the Port of Bilbao, following its takeover of Conte Lecu, said to be the ...

Hutchison extends global reach

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Already the world's largest independent port operator, Hong Kong's Hutchison Whampoa Group is taking a giant leap into cyberspace with the l...

ICS/Protime join forces

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Two transport IT specialists in Germany, ICS Datensysteme and Engineering proTime, have signed a mutual cooperation agreement......

LOGIS unveils Klean flexitank

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LOGIS, the new ISO container and flexitank operator established earlier this year (see WorldCargo News February 2000 p31), has launched a ne...

Buenos Aires moves

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Puero Nuevo (Buenos Aires) terminal operator TPA has admitted that it has been holding sale talks with Chilean line CSAV/SAAM, while there a...

Shorter crane times

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Japan's five major ports - Tokyo, Osaka, Yokohama, Nagoya and Kobe - were scheduled to start imposing gantry crane charges in 30 minute segm...

Mandatory response

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Members of the British Chemical Distributors and Traders Association (BCDTA) have voted to make Responsible Care a mandatory term of BCDTA m...