False dawn for box shipping

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In his keynote address at the TOC Container Supply Chain Asia conference in Singapore this week, Tan Hua-Joo, executive consultant at Alphal...

WACO network grows

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The WACO System, a global freight network for independent forwarders, has accepted three new members...

People on the move

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Latest round-up of appointments known to WorldCargo News is the shipping, ports and allied sectors...

Calais back to growth

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Cross-channel freight is up again at Boluogne Calais Port and in March an all-time monthly record of 181,005 units was logged...

Mixed bag for Mulhouse-Rhin

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The French Rhine port complex of Mulhouse-Rhin handled 5 Mt in 2016, marginally down on 2015's performance...

RailRunner Europe to launch service

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RailRunner Europe has launched its first block train connection between the port of Braunschweig and port of Bratislava on a daily basis. Ho...

Wagenborg fleet expansion

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Another "Easy Max" vessel is joining Royal Dutch Wagenborg's multi-purpose vessel fleet...

US trucking – enter Knight-Swift

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Knight Transportation, Inc and Swift Transportation Co are merging in an all-stock deal with a combined enterprise value of US$6B...

110th Liebherr crane for Damen

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Liebherr’s ship crane department in Rostock has announced that Damen Shipyards Group in the Netherlands has ordered its 110th Liebherr cra...

Navios to buy Rickmers' ships

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Navios Maritime Partners LP is set to the entire container fleet of Rickmers Maritime Trust for around US$113M...

United Wagon sets up freight company

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Russia's United Wagon Company has established Unicon 1520, a new railfreight company to provide tank container and general container shipmen...

Boasso cleans up in Europe

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Boasso Global, part of of Quality Distribution, Inc has acquired Den Hartogh’s European depot and tank cleaning services business...