Stull Austin joint venture

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Austin Ventures and Robert Stull, a former president and CEO of Roadway Express, have acquired three companies to launch Port Logistics Grou...

Orsero sells and buys

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Orsero Group is using cash from a ship sale to to buy Vado Intermodal Operator from Pacorini...

Grimaldi Suardíaz jv

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Grimaldi Group of Italy and Spain’s Flota Suardíaz have signed a joint venture agreement to develop “Motorways of the Sea” services b...

French ports change their structure

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As part of the ports reform programme in France, the country’s seven leading seaports (the port autonomes) are to introduce new management...

Hapag-Lloyd remains in German hands

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TUI has sold Hapag-Lloyd in a deal worth €4.45B (US$6B) that keeps the shipping line in German hands. The deal is the biggest in the shipp...

New cranes for Vladivostok

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The Russian Far East Port of Vladivostok has taken delivery of two new ship-to-shore cranes and two RTGs - the first new container handling ...

Tacoma inks UP deal

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The Port of Tacoma Commission has signed a lease and operating agreement with Union Pacific Railroad (UP) that will see UP handle a minimum ...

Chady stands down in Mauritius

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The president of Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA), Siddick Chady, has been sacked following allegations that he sought a bribe from a dredgin...

Mombasa attracts more interest

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DP World has indicated that it would like to take over the management of Mombasa container terminal....

Problems at Táranto

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Captain Giancarlo Russo has resigned his post as CEO of Táranto Container Terminal SpA (TCT), in protest against what he sees as the port a...

Fehmarn Belt fixed link

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The Danish and German governments have given their final approval to the construction of a 18km bridge between Fehmarn in Germany and Lollan...

Brunei in the Bag for ICTSI?

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It looks as though ICTSI will be awarded the contract to operate a new container terminal to be developed in the Sultanate of brunei...

RDC pulls out of Mozambique

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As previously speculated in WorldCargo News (August 2008, p15), US-based Railroad Development Corporation (RDC) has announced the sale of it...