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Northern Finland is preparing for the opening, at last, of the new Karelian rail link....

Lifters rise to new weights!

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Finland is the "spiritual home" of the heavy duty ro-ro cassette lifter and Finnish suppliers have furnished most of the units to system use...

Tank operators facing testing times

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Tank container operators are taking on more responsibility for driving the industry forward than ever before. Unfortunately they face the to...

Helsinki’s future home unclear

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The planned move of Helsinki port to Vuossari is now more than 10 years old and looks less and less credible. Helsinki City Council, which c...

IICL to put container floors to the test

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The Technology Committee of the Institute of International Container Lessors (IICL) is finalising a new container floor testing protocol, wh...

Play the Ust-Luga card?

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Russian transit traffic via Finnish and Baltic Republic ports could soon face another home-grown competitor in the shape of Ust-Luga....

Hyster offers new solutions

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Over the past 2-3 years production capacity has been stepped up at the Hyster Europe big truck (8 tonnes) plant in Nijmegen, Holland, to cat...

Desiccant demand stays strong

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As the availability and efficiency of container desiccants has improved, so they are being used to protect an ever-widening range of shipmen...

Sydney mulls Botany options

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A new operator will not necessarily be sought for the proposed third Port Botany (Sydney) container terminal, leaving the way open for agree...

Europeans making inroads?

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The drop in quality of apitong plywood in the recent past has had a beneficial effect on at least one long-established container flooring ma...

Terminal tractors power ahead

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Katoen Natie recently took delivery of two new YT200 terminal tractors from MOL powered by Scania DS9 168 kW (228 hp) diesel engines for one...