CSAV gets fresh

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Chilean operator Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV) has become the first major line to adopt Carrier Transicold’s new eAutoFresh a...

Row highlights dynamism of ports sector

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The dispute over Brazil’s latest container terminal start-up underscores the point that this sector is worth fighting over, but the outcom...

Container decal sales booming

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Although the demand for container decals has risen strongly on the back of a record jump in newbuild production, suppliers of self-adhesive ...

Short and sweet for intermodal rail?

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Road and port congestion in SE England has handed opportunities for intermodal rail over distances that conventionally are too short to comp...

Informing choice for container terminals

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Simulation can help assess anything from full automation to adding an extra gate lane. With offthe-shelf software now available, operators n...

Is e-commerce passing depots by?

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In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the container depot industry, urged by its leasing and steamship line customers, began investing signific...

Rising market attracts rise in tonnage

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Activity in the project cargo market is directly linked to the price of crude oil. As crude oil has passed the US$100/barrel mark and shows ...

Pollution politics proliferate

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The first quarter of 2008 has brought good and bad news for shippers and transportation companies operating in California - all related to a...