New Guam crane tender

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The on-again off-again crane tender from the Port Authority of Guam (PAG) has taken a step forward, with the PAG approving US$14M in loans f...

NCC, Eurogate share swap

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Germany’s Eurogate group and National Container Company (NCC), Russia’s biggest container handler controlled by Sergei Generalov’s Ind...

Big steps needed to handle record growth

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Hamburg’s partial privatisation plans for HHLA may be in doubt, but expansion programmes in Hamburg and in other German ports will carry o...

Too much in the shopping basket?

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The German competition authorities have put a block on Cargotec’s takover of CVS Ferrari, citing not only the state of the reach stacker m...

On the rails to Moscow

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From a geographical perspective, Latvian ports are widely reckoned to offer the best rail gate in the Baltic for Moscow and a new container ...

Russian port investments on the increase

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National Container Company (NCC), Russia’s largest container terminal operator accounting for 43% of the country’s throughput in 2006, f...

Depots face up to growing land shortages

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Container depots in key port areas are finding it increasingly difficult to secure well-situated land for container storage. If the market t...

Will California box fee be terminated?

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The controversial California container fee bill (SB 974) is making its way through the legislative process. Governer Arnold Schwarzenegger c...

DB playing the pipes of Pan-Europe

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The Port of Duisburg (Duisport), the world’s biggest inland port, has reached an agreement with Deutsche Bahn’s intermodal business unit...

Box lessors confront a changing market

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The world’s container leasing industry is confronting a changed market climate as returns come under pressure like never before and increa...

Konecranes bags Savcor One

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Konecranes is to acquire Finlandbased container handling software specialist Savcor One Oy. The company, currently part of Savcor Group, is ...