Ukraine ports shed container traffic

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Container traffic handled by Ukrainian harbours fell by 6% in 1H/2012 to 330,000 TEU, according to official data released by the country’s...

Auckland in the red

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Ports of Auckland Ltd has announced a net loss of NZ $11.93M for the 2011-12 financial year (ended 30 June)....

US East Coast strike on the way?

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The chance of disruption at US East and Gulf Coast ports worked by stevedores from the International Longshoremen's Association has increase...

Two more bid for VIT

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The Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Transportation Public Private Partnerships has received two more proposals to operate the marine term...

Briggs takes Barloworld in UK

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Briggs Equipment UK Ltd has executed a purchase agreement to acquire the assets of Barloworld Handling UK. Completion is expected to occur n...

Rotterdam on course for 440 Mt?

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The outlook is positive, insists the port authority, which is also in talks with other German Rhine ports now that Berlin has decided not to...

People on the move

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Latest round up of comings and goings known to WorldCargo News in the port and allied industries...

Reefer demand to remain intact in 2013

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Reefer container and machinery manufacturer Maersk Container Industry (MCI) is forecasting that reefer demand will remain intact next year. ...

ESL launches company blog

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Reefer plug and receptacle manufacturer ESL Power Systems has launched a new, fortnightly blog under the name Power Post....

Obituary: Don ten Wolde

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It is with deep sadness that we report the death of Don ten Wolde, a well known figure in the container coatings industry, who passed away p...