US/Japan hazchem inspection pact

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The US Coast Guard and the Ministry of Transport of Japan have signed a "declaration of intent" to share information on the transport of con...

Container decal options continue to grow

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As established suppliers of conventional vinyl container liveries have come under increased pressure to reduce prices, there has been a rise...

A weighty issue

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There are indications that some "weigh out" combi-traffic in the UK has migrated back to road since the 44-tonne rule was generalised and va...

News from the floor

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The second production line at the Jianou Greentech Composite Boards Industry Co plywood plant in China's Fujian Province is scheduled to com...

Confusion in Antwerp

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With the ink scarcely dry on the agreement to sell Hesse Noord Natie (HNN) to PSA Corporation, the Belgian Parliament has cancelled the cons...

Oz rail in a state of flux

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Australasian rail ownership is on the verge of another major shake-up as government-owned National Rail (NR) and FreightCorp finally hit the...

Offen mulls 7700 TEU

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Hamburg-based shipowner Claus Offen is in discussions with Samsung about construction of several 7700 TEU vessels....

Combibox and the city slickers

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One reason combined transport has struggled to retain market share is the growing share of LTL shipments in overall truck traffic....

Tarragon says the Rosary?

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After a couple of postponements, the second attempt to find an operator for the multi-purpose terminal in the Port of Rosario may have settl...

China’s option for a northern hub

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Dalian and Qingdao are adding capacity to cope with rapidly rising throughput and trying to position themselves as the future hub port for n...

Drumming up business

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Clipper Elite Carriers (CEC), the Denmark-based operator of more than 60 multi-purpose and heavy lift ships, has devised a highly cost-effec...