E-Crane commissioned in Vasteras

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The commissioning of an E-crane and the inland Port of Västerås, 100 km west of Stockholm and on the north shore of Lake Mälaren, marks a...

New reefer partnership

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LauritzenCool and NYK Reefers are to implement a long-term tonnage sharing agreement with effect from January next year....

How standardised can you get?

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When the European Chemical Transport Association (ECTA) was established in 1997, one of its aims was to develop industry-wide best practices...

Towards a port security regime

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The port industry is waking up to the size of the task it faces in complying with the IMO’s ISPS Code, which comes into force in July 2004...

Ports catch a heavy cold

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The collapse of Latin America’s fourth largest economy, Venezuela, has had a dramatic impact on container ports in neighbouring Colombia, ...

Typhoon hits Pusan cranes

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As this issue was going to press,Typhoon Maemi ripped through the Port of Pusan with winds gusting up to 135 mph. At the time of writing, 80...

Reefers by French rail

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Naviland European Services (NES), the marine container service arm of CNC Transports, is testing a new service for reefer containers, mainly...

Barge ahead with reach stackers

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Osprey Line’s new negative lift reach stacker from Fantuzzi, supplied through Mi-Jack Products, Inc, is believed to be a “first” for t...

Castings makers in ever tighter corner

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The global demand for corner castings may have improved with the recent recovery in container output, but their manufacture is now almost wh...

Stockholm seeks room for growth

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Throughput at Ports of Stockholm (Stockholms Hamn AB), counting the city’s wharves and the satellite ports of Kapellskär and Nynäshamn, ...

Associated Danish Ports plans ahead

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While the Association of Danish Ports A/S (ADP), set up three years ago, comprises just two ports today, Fredericia (Jutland) and Nyborg (Fu...

New overheight from Timars

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Sweden-based Timars Svets & Side AB has launched a new range of fully-automatic overheight attachments. Tests were completed during the summ...

Modal shift to container barges?

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Despite its many long, navigable rivers and suitable conditions in terms of “economic geography,” the USA has never taken to inland cont...