Wiggins carves out its own niche

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Wiggins Lift Co Inc, a privatelyowned US company based in Oxnard, Ca, is active in the stevedoring market with several FLT models designed s...

More Ferraris for Brazil

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CVS Ferrari reports a second agreement with Santos terminal operator Tecondi - this time for eight reach stackers to work its expanded termi...

Takoradi on the cards?

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During a port mission to West Africa, Amsterdam’s port alderman Mark van der Horst said that the port has a good chance of being awarded t...

River ro-ro rolls into view

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Three new ro-ro projects indicate the potential of inland waterways for project cargo and other out-ofgauge freight. Two involve dedicated m...

Combilifts for Tilbury

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Launched just over five years ago for handling timber packs and other long loads in confined spaces, Ireland-built Combilift multi-direction...

New AMS geared barge

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Many containers transported via road in the Amsterdam port area could be moved by water, if the “AMS barge,” a newly-designed inland nav...

NYK calls Ceres Paragon

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NYK PASION called last month at the indented berth of Amsterdam’s Ceres Paragon Terminal (picture below). The vessel, operated in NYK’s ...

New Anglo file

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The agreement between SETD and DFDS Tor Line initially covers 0.7 mta of freight. About two thirds will be routed through Tilbury (see p26) ...

Barging in

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Ter Haak has started its own container barge service, Barge Company Amsterdam (BCA), calling Rotterdam and Antwerp. The company is handling ...

Tank lessors cautiously upbeat

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One of the longest-running downturns in the tank container market is finally coming to an end. Tank lessors are gearing up to meet demand...

Tilbury aims high in the paper chain

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As previous reported (WorldCargo News, December 2003, p15), SETD is set to establish a fully automated import terminal at Forth Ports’ Por...