Containerships goes for growth

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The commissioning this month of CONTAINERSHIPS VII coupled with the opening of a new terminal on the causeway-linked island of Kronstadt mar...

Helsinki faces the final hurdle

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After years of uncertainty, the Port of Helsinki now needs only one more decision to be made to clear the way for the construction of its pr...

Desiccant suppliers work up a sweat

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The manufacture of container desiccants is becoming ever more sophisticated as the demand for these products continues to grow and suppliers...

Driving for still cleaner exhausts

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Diesel engine manufacturers are seeking new ways to meet tighter exhaust gas emission limits without reducing power output or fuel economy....

It’s Grim up north

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Ro-ro operator Grimaldi Naples is negotiating with Finnlines and Transfennica to set up a strategic shipping alliance in the Baltic with one...

A common but competing aim

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While the fall in Russian transhipment traffic in 1999 exposed Finland's two eastermost seaports of Hamina and Kotka, both ports pressed on ...

First export deal for Meclift

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Finnish specialist materials handling company Meclift has secured the first overseas order for its innovative ML 3012R reach truck. The deal...

Rauma’s changing cargo mix

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The Port of Rauma remains confident that it will maintain its recent momentum. Last year's downturn in Finnish forestry product exports was ...

Atlas on the UK map

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Following its recent acquisition of Atlas-Weyhausen in Germany, Terex Corporation has delivered its first 50 ton Atlas 5005 MIloader to a cu...

Automated paper reel handling

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The world's first fully automated paper reel loading and discharging system for rail cars is set to go live at the Port of Rauma and UPM-Kym...

Keeping container floors up to standard

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The IICL's latest Technical Bulletin is designed to ensure that only plywood flooring of the highest standard is used in new container produ...

Rail ferry changes

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As previously reported (WorldCargo News, August 2001. p1). Ferroviasped Holding AG, the subsidiary of Kuhne & Nagel Ltd, will take over the ...

Dry Pak enters the fray

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US-based Dry Pak Industries (DPI) is a relatively new entrant in the cargo protection field, having been established at the start of 2002....