Distress sale for BTI equipment

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The bankruptcy division of the Rome Civil Court (TCR) has ordered a sale by sealed bid (vendita senza incanto - ie no public bidding) of the...

PSA buys 20% stake in HPH

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In its biggest single investment ever, PSA is to purchase a 20% stake in Hutchison Whampoa Ltd (HWL)’s portfolio of ports - Hutchison Port...

Tractor makers feel the pressure

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After experiencing very strong demand for the past two years and more, terminal tractor manufacturers considered that there would be a slowd...

SOM others do have them!

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Two more manufacturers are assembling big lift trucks in China, while in India a major customer is asking for supply, operate and maintain (...

Intermodal replaces tipper trucks

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An innovative intermodal rail system for woodchips using a special, open top container has been developed in Austria....

High utilisation boosts lessors

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Sustained high fleet utilisation rates have encouraged tank container leasing companies to return to the newbuilding market....

A hive of industry in forest products

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Finland-based TTS Liftec Oy, part of the port and materials handling business unit of TTS Marine, recently won an order for four more 4-axle...

Will Dover express come off the rails?

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The ports of Dover and Calais have announced plans to cater for major increases in ro-pax ferry traffic, estimated at around £200M and €3...

Shuttle carriers at the buffer zone

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The Port of Kota Kinabalu has lifted productivity by using Kalmar shuttle carriers to manage a quayside buffer stack between terminal tracto...

Port investments gathering pace

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Muelle Fangos, Prat Dock and other major schemes follow hard on the heels of the recently announced expansion programmes at Algeciras....

More ports opt for the box

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Barcelona’s Prat Dock is probably the most high profile, container terminal project in Spain, but others are springing up throughout the c...

North America – no go for ro-ro?

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Despite the growing interest in short sea shipping in North America as a means of relieving highway congestion, in practice the concept is m...

PSA buys 20% of Hutchison

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In its biggest single investment ever, PSA is to purchase a 20% stake in Hutchison Whampoa Ltd (HWL)’s portfolio of ports - Hutchison Port...