CIYB 2007 published

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Backed up by a wealth of statistical data, the 2007 edition of the Containerisation International Yearbook, now in its 38th year of publicat...

Trucking on at a good speed

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The heavy lift truck market seems to be still running at high levels, even if the peak of 2005-6 is unlikely to be matched in the main conta...

Thinking outside (and inside) the box

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The engineering teams from Maersk Container Industri’s Danish and Chinese operations have joined forces to create a new generation reefer....

Ports to get railroaded into shape?

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Trenitalia (FS Cargo) has put the cat among the pigeons. Managing director Mauro Moretti said at a forum organised by the Italian associatio...

Russians step up the pace on cars

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A special commission headed by Russia’s minister for economic development German Gref has authorised a support package of R2.14B (US$78M) ...

Lorry-Rail enters the combi-field

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A new autoroute ferroviaire (rail motorway) service will start commercial operations this July between Bettembourg, in Luxembourg and Perpig...

Tractors pull ahead on emissions

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Terminal tractor operators are showing interest in a new transmission that is claimed to offer significant fuel savings and, meanwhile, othe...

Ro-ro shipping activity on a roll

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Fuelled by capacity shortages, ro-ro newbuilding activity is brisk. New orders include one placed by the privately-owned Finnish Rettig grou...

Ports consolidated by major new investor

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Construction giant Mota-Engil purchased Tertir Group, the country’s largest port terminal operator last October and now runs an enterprise...

Hillebrand bags TOD

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Beverage industry logistics service provider, J F Hillebrand Group, has acquired 100% of the shares of flexitank operator and manufacturer T...