Shoreham hitch

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The public sector Shoreham Maritime project is under threat because one of the partners, Brighton and Hove City Council (BHCC), will not fin...

Policy void at the top hurts

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Capacity constraints at the main container ports need to be addressed not in a piecemeal manner but in the light of a national ports and tra...

New York faces surge in demand

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The Port of New York/ New Jersey is witnessing significant traffic growth, fuelled by Far East trades. Last year, imports from the Asia Paci...

Festoons hang about with chains

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Cable chains have gained in popularity but opinion is divided as to whether they are a better solution than conventional festoons in all app...

Reefer lessors riding a boom

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The reefer leasing sector performed very strongly in 2003 and the good times look set to continue into 2004...

Carrier additions

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Carrier Transicold has launched a new microprocessor controller for its range of reefer container machinery, which is designed to save custo...

Manchester again

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In May, container handling will return to the Manchester Ship Canal for the first time in more than 30 years....

Klinge launches new reefer tank genset

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Responding to demands from users, Klinge Corporation has developed a new diesel generator set purpose-designed to provide power to refrigera...

Dredge in dark waters

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The Port of New York/New Jersey’s vital deepening programme, agreed in 2000, is ongoing but will take a number of years to complete. Dredg...

Congear goes for seconds

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A second trolley platform for existing cranes developed at Korea’s Dong-A University is now being marketed as the “Congear crane speed-u...

Kalmar gets a strike of ten

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Last month Kalmar issued its own statement confirming the award to Kalmar Industries bv in Rotterdam, the former Nelcon, of 10 superpost- Pa...

Intermodal rail gets taken for granted

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The European Commission has signalled its approval of the “company neutral revenue support scheme” (CNG). This has been devised by the S...

Niches in the north east

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Container traffic at the Port of Tyne has risen to 70,000 TEU/ year, a mix of shortsea traffic (KLine’s Iberia service) and deepsea contai...