W A “Bill” Taylor, Jr

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We regret to the report the death of W A “Bill” Taylor, Jr., chairman of the board of Taylor Machine Works, Inc. of Louisville, MS, who ...

More Ambrogio swaps

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Italian intermodal rail operator Ambrogio has placed an order for another 100 type A (13.60m long) swap bodies from Wecon in Germany. The or...

Paris barge-rail service

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A new rail intermodal service has been started by Open Kombi between the Port of Paris’ trimodal terminal at Gennevilliers (Paris Terminal...

Linde’s big Merthyr spend

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Linde Material Handling is planning to invest £16M in the long-term development and expansion of its heavy truck division based in Merthyr ...

Genoa Voltri deliberations

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The vexed question of who should be able to operate the Sixth Module (sixth berth and backland) at the Port of Genoa’s Voltri container te...

Cosco Busan arrested after oil spill

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US marshals have been ordered by District Judge Samuel Conti to arrest the 5500 TEU container ship Cosco Busan as a result of the lawsuit th...

Lübeck port boss resigns

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Manfred Evers, chairman of Lübecker HafenGesellschaft mbH (LHG), has announced that he will resign his post by December 10th 2007....

No rest for tank part designers

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Despite buoyant business, underpinned by record tank container production volumes, tank component manufacturers remain under pressure to con...

Going greener with hybrid tractors

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Hybrid terminal tractors present a more appealing “green” option to port operators than alternative fuel vehicles (CNG, LPG and LNG) bec...

QR on verge of new era

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The scheduled departure of QRNational’s first official east-west intermodal train from Melbourne’s North Dynon terminal via Adelaide to ...

Tesco turns wine to water

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In a move that will take thousands of trucks off Britain’s congested roads and cut CO2 emissions by 80%, UK supermarket chain Tesco has tr...

Fighting to overcome an identity crisis

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Terminal tractor manufacturers face a problem in promoting their machines over those of their competitors given that the power train, runnin...