Kalmar has secured another performance-based inbound logistics handling contract in the Nordic forestry industry, this time with Metsä Fibre at its Kemi pulp mill in north-western Finland. The agreement came into effect at the beginning of October.
Associated British Ports (ABP) has won a two-year contract with Belgium-based manufacturer VPK Packaging Group to handle 35,000 tpa of paper at the Port of Hull. This agreement sees ABP handling paper reels destined for consumer packaging, from a weekly container shipment by I-Motion from Ghent at Hull Container Terminal.
Earlier this year, Chile’s Port of Corral, in which SAAM Group and Inversiones Portuarias each have a 50% stake, took delivery of two new barges to transport wood chips, representing an investment of around US$4M.