Tecon record

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Santos Brasil SA, operator of the Tecon container terminal in Santos, has chalked up a new two-month container throughput record. In July an...

Looking after Jumbo

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UPM-Kymmene has come up with a new unitised transport system for transporting large paper reels. The system reduces handling requirements an...

Major Malaysian action

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Fortris Group and Abric Group, both of Malaysia, are now established as two of the world's largest producers of container security products....

P&O Ports facing Chennai objections

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Workers at the south Indian port of Chennai have threatened action if the government signs an agreement with P&O Ports to build and operate ...

Drogheda gets the nod

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Geest Ireland Ltd and Norfolkline Containers will launch a new, weekly container service this month between Rotterdam and the Irish port of ...

BACTSSA terminal up for sale?…

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The Buenos Aires rumour mill is hot with reports that Terminal 5 (BACTSSA) is up for sale, with Maersk Sealand, (which has just bought a maj...

CSXT on track

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CSX Transportation Inc. (CSXT) has become the first freight railroad in the US to offer customers the possibility of tracing rail cars via t...

Rhinetainer adds CEM

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Dutch container barge operator Rhinecontainer BV has acquired, through its local Belgian daughter company, all the container activities of F...

Getting ever tougher on container crime

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The relentless rise in cargo theft has forced many container operators to consider more sophisticated security products. Suppliers are respo...

Dry Port Dunkirk

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Dry Port Dunkerque (DPD), the new on-dock intermodal terminal in the Port of Dunkirk has now been commissioned, the product of an E8.2 mill ...

Enter the Grand Master

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US-based Transport Security Inc (TSI) has long been supplying its proven Enforcer reusable barrier seal, utilising the Finnish-made Abloy se...

InterBox reports rapid growth

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International Asset Systems (IAS) has announced that since January 2000, the number of containers exchanged through its Internet-based Inter...

RTG output hits new high

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After a sharp dip in output last year, RTG suppliers are set to achieve another production record in 2000, while forward bookings for delive...

New Mangalore elicits interest

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Maersk Sealand and the Saudi Port of Al Jubail are reported to have shown interest in setting up a container terminal at the western Indian ...