Trailing along

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Zaragossa, Spain-based Fabrisem SL claims growing success in the highly competitive port trailer market. As well as completing the delivery ...

Cassette system for livestock?

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NorthLink Orkney and Shetland Ferries Ltd, a joint venture of Caledonian MacBrayne and Royal Bank of Scotland, is on course to take over the...

Any old Iron won’t do?

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The troubled "Iron Rhine" project has been further undermined by the European Parliament's Transport Committee, which has come out against a...

Slicing Simon’s pie

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Associated British Ports (ABP) is understood to be preparing a bid for Simon Group's ports division. This includes the succesful Humber Sea ...

Heated discussions

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Among Continental's most interesting recent developments was the dual compound, 645/250-480 press-on tyre which was installed on heavy duty ...

Full kit from TTS

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TTS Technology ASA (TTS) has completed the takeover of the KSE (former Kvaerner Ships Equipment) dry cargo division of Hamworthy, for around...

Dragados goes loco?

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Dragados-SPL is considering running its own locos on the Renfe national network. The precedents are hardly auspicious-take the failed TCC Se...

Signum put to the test

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Since 1999, all testing of container security seals in the UK for the purpose of HM Customs' (and EU) approval has been handled by Signum Se...

Mega Fortris still consolidating

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Leading Malaysian container security seal manufacturer Mega Fortris is maintaining its programme of consolidation following a decision by it...

On track?

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Train and intermodal buffs may like to buy Staying on track: the reflections of a railwayman, by Graham Zeitlin, published in Great Britain ...

Bilbao berth swap offer

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TMB has offered to switch berths with ATM in the Outer Abra. TMB always wanted Dock No 1 while AWS, now a member of ATM consortium, preferre...

RFF says “non” to double

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RFF (Réseau Ferré de France), the French track authority, has ruled out the notion of a strategic, North American-style double stack netwo...

China set for car boom

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Ro-ro operators in the Far East were hard hit last year because of the fall in shipments of new vehicles, the main ro-ro cargo carried in th...