Simon on the Humber

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ABP is also faced with a new competitor on the Humber, where up to now it has had a near monopoly position through its ownership of the port...

Hutchison takes a Bath

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Hutchison's announcement that it had acquired the Bathside Bay area from Sea Containers (for around �10 million) to develop a new containe...

Towards a flexitank industry association

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One industry participant positive enough about the future of flexitanks to make a major additional commitment to their further promotion is ...

Tank builders in the doldrums

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Although mainstream container manufacturers have experienced a recovery during the past year, most builders of tank containers are still lan...

Dow aims for accident drop

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Speaking at the European Petrochemical Association Logistics Meeting in Monte Carlo last month, Serge Cosemans of Dow Europe stated that his...

Focus on ADR/RID

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A one-day seminar on the restructured ADR and RID dangerous goods transport regulations is to be held in Brussels on 7 February 2001....

Hoyer en route to global logistics goal

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With the recent award of another major domestic transport contract, this time for the distribution of liquefied gases in the southern part o...

FreightCorp/CRT award

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The Intermodal Carrier of the Year Award at the 11th annual Australian Freight Industry Awards has been won by FreightCorp and CRT for their...

Make it short and sweet

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IDIOMA is aimed, as its full title of "Innovative Distribution with Intermodal Freight Operation in Metropolitan Areas" implies, at bringing...

Varying an Idiomatic theme

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A new horizontal transfer technique may lower the threshold cost for combined transport to compete with all-road distribution...

Vopak to acquire Ellis & Everard

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Vopak has made a cash offer of US$443 mill for Ellis & Everard, which has been unanimously supported by the UK-based chemical distributor's ...

Marine insurance premiums set to rise?

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The prospect of a rise in marine insurance premiums, the globalisation of organised crime and problems in the transport of steel cargoes wer...

Container barge boost

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River-borne container traffic at the Port of Paris (PAP)'s Gennevilliers container terminal came to 16,350 TEU in the first nine months of t...