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Latest round-up of appointments and departures known to WorldCargo News in the shipping, ports and allied transportation and equipment secto...

MOL COMFORT investigation steps up

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Shipping line, shipbuilder and class society are taking steps to upgrade the hulls of the sister ships of the broken-backed 8500 TEU MOL COM...

Towards a Honduran landbridge

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The Government of President Pepe Lobo has announced that on July 8 it will sign a memorandum of understanding with China Harbour Engineering...

SOGET POS for Abidjan

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A French consortium will supply a new port operating system to the Ivory Coast port...

Russia to build Barents Sea hub?

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Russian project company International Seaport of Pechenga has worked out a scheme to construct a 20 Mtpa port with associated industrial and...

Briggs Equipment in £87M UK MoD deal

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The British Ministry of Defence has awarded Briggs Equipment a 7-year contract to supply, manage and maintain a mixed fleet of mechanical ha...

Gaussin in Turkish ATT deal

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Turkish stevedore Akan-Sel Logistic has signed an MoU with Gaussin for 60 (+ 40 on option) automotive terminal trailers with all-electric dr...

ECT signs for 63 more VDL AGVs

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ECT has exercised an option for 63 more hybrid drive VDL AGVs in a contract signed on 26 June at the TOC CSC conference in Rotterdam...

Gulftainer adds Gulf Stevedoring

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UAE-based Gulftainer has announced it has acquired a 51% stake in Saudi Arabia’s Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GSCCO), allowing it...

Zeebrugge goes Forth

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Forth Ports plc and Zeebrugge port authority have signed a MoU aimed at exploring and developing new containerised cargo opportunities...

Fiorini hits the 1000 mark

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The Italian logistics group has built its fleet of swap bodies and wide-body bulktainers to 1000 units...

Channel Tunnel legal proceedings

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The European Commission has started formal infraction proceedings against the British and French Governments "for their failure to regulate ...

UTLC for Customs Union countries

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The national railways of the three Customs Union states, Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus,have set up the United Transportation and Logistics ...