New Zealand hits forestry slump

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The NZ forestry industry is currently in slump as producers struggle with freight rates that have more than doubled in the last 12 months an...

A bridge over troubled waters

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Has the Port of Wallhman finally found a sustainable market niche, or will it continue to be buffeted around in the game of port politics? T...

Lift trucks on the up and up

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This year is widely expected to be a record for big trucks, particularly as many customers who were watching the market last year are now pu...

NAWC looking for a decongestant

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Congestion has been increasing at Pacific Coast ports for most of the year and shippers are still waiting to see if port authorities, labour...

Ro-ro in the South Pacific

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines (WWL) serves the Australasian market with weekly ro-ro services linking Australia and New Zealand with Europe, So...

Comparing automated RMG solutions

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RMG operations can achieve a stack density of more than 1200 TEU/ha compared to 900-1100 TEU/ha for a typical RTG operation and 500-600 TEU/...

Aarhus gets the green light

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The Port of Arhus (Aarhus) finally received permission to start Phase II of its container terminal development in mid-August. The port is an...

Hoyer links with Elemica

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The Hamburg-based Hoyer Group has agreed a partnership with Elemica, the Internet-based e-commerce platform set up in 2002 by 22 chemical in...

APMT inks Xiamen deal…

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APM Terminals (APMT) and the Xiamen Port Affairs Co have concluded an agreement to form a 50:50 joint venture for the development of the Xia...

Coffee back on the Genoa menu

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Coffee imports are heading back to Genoa after an absence of 10 years, following an agreement between logistics company Centro Smistamento M...

…new port for Kenya

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The increased movement of people and goods between Kenya, Zanzibar and more distant islands in the Indian Ocean has prompted the Kenyan gove...

PN heads north and south

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Pacific National (PN), the now-dominant Australian rail company jointly owned by Toll and Patrick, is spreading its wings further to give it...