French combi-blues

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CNC Transports, majority-owned by SNCF, plans to cut staff by a further 10 per cent in the coming months to stem losses, thus continuing the...

Megacombi for cars

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Spain-based intermodal rail operator Transfesa has succsessfully exploited the Megacombi swap body design for several years to move automoti...

Flagging fortunes

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New Orleans-based Intermarine has announced that its US operating company, Industrial Maritime Carriers, Inc. has finalised placement of one...

Liebherr 8, ZPMC 16

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Liebherr has recently delivered its first two RTG-8s to Cast in Montreal while ZPMC is building its first RTG-16s for Felixstowe. It is not ...

Port security funding

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The US Department of Transportation (US DoT) has allocated US$ 93.3 mill to support the new port security grants programme to be administere...

350 m/min trolley!

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ZPMC reports that it has successfully tested a container crane with a trolley speed of 350 m/min (21 kph). This is some 45 percent faster th...

Crane transport prefers an erect posture

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With the container crane manufacturing sector hitting record deliveries in the past 12-15 months, crane transport specialists have experienc...

New owners for Windhoff

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Ailing Windhoff AG in Rheine, known for its special purpose vehicles for railway maintenance including Cargo-Sprinter MPVs, has been taken o...

Alameda Corridor opening

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The grand opening of the Alameda Corridor will take place on Friday, 12th April and the first trains will begin running in it shortly after....

Guyana deep in thought

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Guyana has plans to build a deepwater harbour, in order to capitalise on the "largely untapped market of trade from Brazil."...

Going spare in Chile

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Demag Mobile Cranes GmbH Gottwald has strengthened its spare parts network by opening an international consignment warehouse in Chile. Gottw...

Shipping portal race hotting up

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By the end of 2001, the three major liner shipping portals had nailed their colours to the mast and revealed quite different strategies....

Toyota opts for Newark

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Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc is to close its import auto terminal in the Port of Baltimore and concentrate all its northeast and mid-Atlantic...