New depot for EMS

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Equipment Management Services, LLC (EMS) of Houston, Texas, has teamed up with Off Dock USA Inc to set up a new container depot on the US we...

LACI/SACI rising from the ashes

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The Lianyungang Asia Container International (LACI) standard dry freight box factory in China is now fully back in operation after being clo...

Duraloc gets CROPS off the ground

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UK-based specialist locking and interlocking twistlock manufacturer Duraloc Ltd has developed and patented a self-locking coupling system fo...

PN in turmoil…

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Increasingly in the front line in the battle between aggressor Toll Holdings and takeover target Patrick Corp, jointly owned Australian rail...

Sernam buyout

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Sernam, the international parcels express arm of SNCF, has been sold to its management and renamed Sernam Xpress. Philippe Chevalier is the ...

Dunkirk feeder switch

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A new, bi-weekly lo-lo feeder service has been launched by Antwerp-based shipping operator Delphis linking Dunkirk with Rotterdam, Felixstow...

DVB looks to secure funding

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Frankfurt-based DVB Bank AG, which specialises in transport finance, has formed a Securitisation Unit, specifically designed to provide the ...

Railion’s Swedish sweetener

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Swedish rail freight company Green Cargo AB and Railion Deutschland AG have agreed to “intensify” their existing cooperation in internat...

Hyundai on the blocks

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Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has introduced its own block train service between Rotterdam and Sladkovicovo in the Slovak Republic. “This ...

EF floor makes progress

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Commercialisation of the so called Engineered Fibre (EF) Container Floor, which has been under development in Canada for the past five years...

NZ rail in the black

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Australia’s Toll Holdings has hauled New Zealand’s rail service back into profit for the first time since the 2001 financial year. The f...

TEC restructured

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UK-based container engineering and design consultancy TEC International has been restructured to allow its principals to concentrate on more...

…Patrick/FCL still on?

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Despite the ACCC’s rejection of Patrick’s earlier bid for FCL Interstate Transport Services (see WorldCargo News September 2005 p19), th...

Biggest for MacAndrews

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MacAndrews, part of CMACGM, has introduced the largest ship it has ever operated in trade between the British Isles and Spain....