Kiel again posts more than 7 Mt

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Germany’s Port of Kiel recorded 2.2M cruise and ropax passengers (+ 4.2%) and again over 7 Mt of cargo handled, although that was down 3.5...

New deal on Nigerian Rail

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An international consortium has signed the long-awaited contract to redevelop the Nigerian rail network. The consortium, comprising GE, Sino...

Tracking for Tazara

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A new cargo tracking system has been installed on the Tanzania-Zambia Railway (Tazara)...

SGR extension deal…

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The governments of Tanzania and Rwanda have signed an agreement on the extension of Tanzania’s new standard gauge railway (SGR) to the Rwa...

Kenya ICD rule change

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The Kenyan Government has taken its support for the new Mombasa-Nairobi railway to another level, and announced that all cargo passing throu...

Port of Horsens adopts Lifeladder

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The Danish port will install the Lifeladder safety lader from fellow Danish company Port Safety. Other ports look set to follow...

SBB set to adopt Savvy Telematics

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Swiss Rail Freight is the latest big-scale rail operator to opt for Savvy Technology’s real-time asset tracking and status technology...

Intermodal for Plovdiv

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PIMK, Bulgaria’s biggest road haulage company, is to operate a new intermodal rail terminal in Plovdiv, where the company is based. The fa...

CN’s intermodal boom

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Canadian National Railway (CN) has reported very strong intermodal numbers, both in Q3 and in year-to-date figures for 2017....

All set on Djibouti rail line

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Final trials are underway on the Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway, and regular freight services are due to begin in November. According to th...

The age of the European container train

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After a long period of declining market share, the next few years are expected to see rail services in Europe carry significantly more conta...

KiwiRail link restored

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New Zealand rail operator KiwiRail recently restored a South Island section of its Main North Line that has been out of action since the Kai...