Flexitanks at full throttle

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The flexitank market continues to expand at an unprecedented rate, with the growing movement of wine in bags and acceptance of the new manuf...

Reefer output still rising

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The global reefer manufacturing industry is on target to achieve another record output in 2005, although finished prices are once again slip...

Cold comforts for marine insurers

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Reefer cargoes and their transport in containers and the vehicle transport market were among the subjects that came under the spotlight at t...

Linde extends hydrostatic line

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Linde AG has broken new ground in the FLT industry by introducing its hydrostatic drive to heavy machines in the 10-18 tonne range....

Autostore takes the strain for Exxtor

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Associated British Ports (ABP)’s Port of Immingham is one of the UK’s fastest growing ports. Roro and lo-lo throughput at the Exxtor Ter...

Dry freight box builders face new slump

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The dry freight container manufacturing industry is bracing itself for tougher times. Output has fallen sharply in recent months and pricing...

Short haul long on problems

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As the drive to shift container freight from road to rail gathers momentum in Australia, not everyone believes industry and government have ...

Get the best from rail and road

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There are reports that, de spite worsening road con gestion, the British government is preparing to axe subsidies to underutilised branch ra...

Bigger trucks – good news or bad news?

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Are bigger and longer trucks part of the answer to Europe’s mobility crisis, or will they just aggravate a disease that can be cured only ...

Rail off track in Tasmania

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A massive row over the future of rail in Tasmania epitomises the still-to-be-resolved debate over private versus public ownership of Austral...

Finding a BASIS for the Arctic way

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The Arctic ports of Kirkenes (Norway), Murmansk and Archangel are touted as potentially viable gateways for north west Russia’s growing co...

North American rails tackle congestion

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North American railroads have been making substantial investments in track, infrastructure and rolling stock over the past year to improve t...