Israel invests

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While Lebanon's Port of Beirut is looking for US$35 mill to finance new equipment and management systems (last month's WorldCargo News, p1) ...

Power up the different options

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While there are various, proven ways of supplying power to rail-mounted cranes, until now there has been no alternative to on-board diesel g...

Rethink for Newcastle

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A suspicious silence surrounding the future of the Newcastle, New South Wales, "HubPort Australia" (HPA) container terminal development has ...

CIT changes ahead

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One longstanding provider of financing/resources for container investment is US-based CIT Group, although this firm has adopted a relatively...

Eico liner still a hot prospect

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The manufacture of high strength thermal liners remains the speciality of US-based Eico Inc, which has been developing and refining its Fres...

Belgian Rail goes topless

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An extraordinary situation has arisen between Belgian Railways (NMBS or SNCB) and its owner and overseeing authority, the federal government...

All-water for SSAB

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Swedish steel maker SSAB Tunnplåt AB has concluded a contract with Gevelco Transport Group to develop a logistic centre for European distri...

Powering ahead in South Africa

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The market for container liners in southern Africa is still served mainly by Power Plastics SA, a subsidiary of the UK-based Power Plastics ...

Antwerp flushed with success

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With container traffic up 11.5 percent in the first quarter of this year to 1.125 mill TEU, Antwerp looks set to maintain its recent high gr...

Widening the Gulf

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Transhipment in the Gulf area recorded strong growth in 2001 despite predictions of a steep fall in throughput post-911. Dubai underlined it...

Dry bulk cargoes are in the bag

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Liner bags designed for the carriage of containerised dry bulk are still gaining in popularity as shippers of a growing range of products sw...

Hidd in the open

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In March the Hidd industrial port project was finally launched in Bahrain, with Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa laying t...

Signs of wagon life?

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The general slowdown in the world economy made itself felt in the freight wagon building industry, but there is German interest in a new mul...

Asset tracking technology gets real

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Tracking technology has come on by leaps and bounds over the past five years, making real time asset and cargo visibility possible in most o...