Grimaldi introduces new services

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Grimaldi Group (Naples) has introduced nine new “motorways of the sea” services for passengers and freight in the Western Mediteranean...

Itajaí back in action

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Deepsea container carriers have started calling again with a decent draft at the flood-stricken ports of Itajaí and Navegantes in southern ...

Railpower finds the going tough

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Montreal-based Railpower, developer of the battery-based hybrid RTG drive called EcoCrane, is in a precarious financial position and has bee...

Canadian logistics costs skyrocket

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A recently completed study by the Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Canada has stated that logistics costs for Canadian retailers are ...

People on the move

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Some more newly-announced personnel changes in US and European ports...

STB approves CN acquistion

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The US Surface Transportation Board has approved CN’s application to take over the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E) from Uni...

Esperance crane idle

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The Esperance Port Authority in Australia is pondering what to do with a dual purpose container/grab crane after BHP Billiton announced the ...

Arkas and Yang Ming joint venture

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Yang Ming Anatolia is a new joint venture of Turkey’s Arkas Holding and Taiwan’s Yang Ming Shipping, based in Izmir...

Prince Rupert container surge

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Led by a surge in container traffic through the Fairview Terminal, the Port of Prince Rupert handled almost 10.6 Mt in 2008, a moderate incr...

LD Lines announces early start-up

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Ferry operator LD Lines has confirmed its arrival into the Dover Straits cross channel ferry market will commence from 12 February 2009, thu...

Hupac reports slowing growth

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Swiss-based combined transport operator Hupac ended the year 2008 with transport growth of 1.8%...

All change at South African ports

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Following the reorganisation and rebranding of Transnet last year, the management of Transnet Port Terminals (TPT), the state owned South Af...