Textainer takes the top spot

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Despite the relatively low volume of new container equipment purchased by lessors during 2001, there has been some reshuffling of the order ...

Elme hushes up

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Elme has developed an improved noise reduction system that uses a hydraulic buffer to absorb noise between the container and the frame of th...

All square in the hexagon

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There are no big surprises in the latest figures from France's main ports In tonnage terms the main French ports, after posting strong growt...

Container lessors take stock

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The container leasing industry is under the cosh. A number different strategies are being adopted to cope with the current poor market condi...

Highway rogues

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The HGV driver who caused last October's Gotthard road tunnel disaster by swerving into the wrong lane was working for a Belgian company (Gu...

Modalohr partnerships forged

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SNCF Fret and Lohr Industrie have concluded agreements to introduce a Modalohr service on the Lyon-Torino corridor, between Aiton/Bourgneuf ...

Increased focus on container inspection

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Port and Customs authorities around the world are investing in more foolproof methods of container inspection following the terrorist attack...

The Coss adjusters

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Coss Engineers India Ltd has set up an industrial unit on seven acres of land at Patalganga (Rasayani), in Maharashtra to manufacture contai...

Support for Ust-Luga Ferry

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Vladimir Yakunin, Russia's deputy rail minister, has lent his support to the project for a new rail, truck and car ferry line to connect Ust...

Eritrack Arhus trials

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Maersk Sealand has carried out trials in & Aringrhus with a new automatic identification and positioning system from wireless tracking speci...

No light in the tunnel

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The crisis of Alpine transport is symptomatic of Europe's overdependence on road freight and the trend to move goods ever more often, over l...

Ports on the shopping list

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Russia's powerful steel producers are moving in on the country's seaports Russian steel maker Evraz Holding has acquired a 60 per cent stake...

Customers call a specials tune

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Global demand for standard tank containers is at its lowest ever ebb. Virtually all the former volume production in Europe has now been swit...

New Bremen hub

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Bremen Dettmer Container Packing GmbH & Co KG (DCP) has opened a new consolidation hub for Russia/CIS cargoes in the Neustadter Hafen, Breme...

An alternative approach

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Another non-intrusive method of cargo surveillance involves the use of PFNA (Pulsed Fast Neutron Analysis) technology....