Derince calls

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In May last year Ukrferry started up a new, regular rail/ro-ro ferry service between its "home" port of Ilyichevsk and the Turkish Port of D...

Altenwerder goes live

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Six months later than scheduled, Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA) finally went live in June. CTA is part of HHLA, although Hapag Lloy...

Fudging it

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Under environmental pressure, the German government has opted for a compromise solution to improve navigability on the Danube between Straub...

Deeply engrossed in Jade

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By the end of this summer a consortium to run the Jade Weser terminal project in Wilhelmshaven will be up and running, says Thomas Eckelmann...

Swap body standards making headway

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Notwithstanding the fall in European swap body production predicted for this year (see WorldCargo News, July 2002, pp43), significant progre...

Depot communications options grow

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One of the biggest administrative challenges for shipping lines and leasing companies is how to manage communications with their depots e...

Trimodal Duisburg

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Duisport (Duisburger Hafen AG) is much more proactive than when it was a "landlord" port authority....

Container lessors stay cautious

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After enduring a very tough year in 2001, the container leasing industry has witnessed a significant upturn in the market in the first six m...

ZPMC’s rubber on rails

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ZPMC has unveiled an RMGwith an innovative wheel design that allows an RTG and RMG to be used over the same block....

Tough competition in the east

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Faced with a dwindling share of the RTG market as supply is increasingly concentrated in China, Japanese and Korean suppliers have been l...

A new approach to asset management

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Trencor is well known in the container shipping industry as the South African parent of container lessor Textainer and as a manufacturer ...

Northlink funding

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The Northlink Group, consisting of five Finnish ports along the Gulf of Bothnia (Kemi, Oulu, Raahe, Kokkola and Pietarsaari) and VRCargo, ha...