Outlook still good…but less so?

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Based on estimates made near the end of September, the market for reach stackers this year is expected to top 800, with an error margin of ...

BCT carries on regardless

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ICTSI’s Baltic Container Terminal (BCT) has negotiated a US$36 mill loan to fund its expansion in Gdynia. The company says that it has con...

Desiccant demand stays strong

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Container desiccants have come a long way in recent years. They are now much more widely available and the basic product has been refined an...

Signs of progress in container floors

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With the price of apitong plywood continuing to fluctuate wildly, and availability - and quality - no longer guaranteed, the search for subs...

Grabbing the opportunities

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As briefly mentioned in the October 2004 edition of WorldCargo News (p19), Liebherr-Werk Nenzing (LWN) has recently handed over to Qatar Ste...

Tank operators focus on utilisation

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With intermodal tank container transport now a mature concept, it is not surprising that Europe, the home of the tank container, is the most...

Battle for Botany moves on

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After being adjourned on the first day of official hearings on May 31, when the New South Wales Government directed Sydney Port Corporation ...

Crystal clear container management

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Waterford Container Terminal (WCT), wholly-owned by Waterford Port Authority has recently installed the Autostore container terminal managem...

Ringing the changes in Kotka

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Traffic at Kotka’s purpose-built Mussalo container terminal has increased to the point where some users have complained about service leve...

ICF enters “Phase 2”

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Phase 2 of Intercontainer-Interfrigo (ICF)’s “repositioning process” is due to come into effect in the New Year. In a key change, traf...

Cosco outlines Naples plans

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Cosco president Wei Jafu has indicated that the group is willing to invest up to €80 mill in a new container terminal in the Port of Naple...

Taxed out of Brazil?…

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Having recently won an order from Tecon Suape SA in northern Brazil (see WorldCargo News October 2004, p1), ZPMC is currently bidding on a c...