HPH into Egypt

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Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) has entered into agreements with a consortium led by the Alexandria Port Authority for the construction, opera...

ZPMC launches shuttle carrier

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ZPMC has built a low height straddle carrier and displayed it to an audience of Chinese port representatives. The company plans a launch int...

Drastic surgery for CNC

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As part of a three-year, €1.5 bill restructuring programme for SNCF Fret (see page 24 this issue), its intermodal daughter company CNC Tra...

ABP’s Newport gets Wise

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Although some kind of terminal operation system (TOS) is usually found at even the smallest container terminals, many break bulk terminals s...

Terminal tractor orders on a roll

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Container terminal operators are under considerable pressure to improve turnaround and reduce delays and inevitably this has led to accelera...

Setting big store by automated clamps

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Phase one of Stora Enso’s North European Transport Supply System (NETSS), involving the unitisation into SECUs of southern Finnish exports...

Keeping ro-ro short and sweet

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Some two months after GLD Lines (Grimaldi Louis Dreyfus) inaugurated the three times/week joint short sea service between Toulon and Civitav...

Not everything in the garden is rosy

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Puertos del Estado, Spain’s national ports aency, has reported that the public ports of the mainland and islands handled a total of 410.45...

Container seal regulations start to bite

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The container security issue remains very high profile, with certain key developments already shaping 2005. One of the most important of the...

Tank lessors face rate challenge

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Following the long, five-year depressed market for tanks, tank container lessors are now enjoying strong demand for their services on the ba...

Big lift trucks and the wind of change

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Heavy mast truck and reach stacker sales have been at a high rate globally, although it is almost impossible to get reliable figures. There ...

APMT in Pipavav move…

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APM Terminals (APMT), the terminal operating arm of Denmark’s AP Moller Group, which began its foray into India’s ports segment by buyin...

New player in box lease market

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Xines Ltd, which has been active in the Chinese domestic container leasing sector for the past 12 months, has decided to launch itself on th...