More Swedish ports look to lo-lo

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Gothenburg aside, Swedish ports are mainly associated with ro-ro services catering for Sweden’s forestry, steel and other neo-bulk exports...

Lift truck market still on the up

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There are no reliable figures on heavy lift truck production, but with almost all producers enjoying good and even record volumes, output of...

CMP driving ahead in top gear

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The bold and unprecedented merger of Copenhagen and Malmö ports and terminal activities to create Copenhagen Malmö Port AB in 2001 would a...

More developments in the spreader world

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Spreader manufacturers are following industry trends in port security, open communications and service intervals, but not in outsourcing pro...

Towards new refrigerants

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Back in 1987, the Montreal Protocol sparked international action to phase out the use of ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) refrigeran...

Battle of the Humber heats up

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The Humber estuary is now one of the most heavily contested ro-ro regions in Europe. It is served by all the major North Sea ro-ro operators...

FCT takeover move?

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It is understood that Russia’s Industrial Investors group (PI) led by MP Sergey Generalov may buy into National Container Company (NCC)’...

EC U-turn on 45fts?

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EU Transport Commissioner Jacques Barrot has hinted that the European Commission may be prepared to reconsider its forthcoming ban on 45ft I...