A long story

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Under a little known Swedish road transport exemption clause, STS, a Gothenburg-based road haulier, is operating two 40ft semi-trailer road ...

Seawheel takes to ro-ro

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The charter of B& N's 7400 dwt ro-ro CUPRIA to Seawheel, part of the Simon group, marks a new venture for the UK operator which has previous...

Trying to avoid a lash-up

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As containerisation has spread, so fears have grown that traditional stevedoring skills, such as dunnaging, packaging and lashing of irregul...

Hit by difficult labour pains

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The ILWU has reacted angrily to alleged interference by the Bush administration in west coast labour negotiations. Local 13 LA president Ram...

Fraser River rebound

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Fraser River's four main cargoes are forest products, steel, containers and cars. Throughput dropped 10.5 percent last year to 22.2 mt, but ...

Grimaldi’s Monfalcone move

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Ro-ro operator Grimaldi Naples has requested and obtained a concession to operate a terminal with an area of 18.5-ha and 200m of linear quay...

Danube streaker?

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An initiative for high speed cargo catamarans on the Danube has been presented by Vienna-based Dr Martin Mai, an engineer in the field of pl...

Terminal 5 troubles

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British Airports Authority (BAA)'s threat to pull out of the Heathrow Terminal 5 (T5) project altogether unless it can collect more revenue ...

Global outlook from home base

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Elmhults Konstruktions AB (Elme), the world's largest independent spreader manufacturer, based in Almhult, Sweden, appears to be going from ...

Widening the short sea net

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Originally set up in 1981 as a tug and barge operator for Swedish lakes and coastal duties serving mainly the forestry market, Osterstroms h...

A new dawn for reefer shippers

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The CONTSHIP AURORA, one of three newbuildings being introduced into Contship Containerlines' services in the Europe-Australasia trade lane,...

Using mobiles with twinlifts

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The experience of three New Zealand ports and Salerno Container Terminal in Italy provides insight into the utility of twinlift spreaders on...