European container makers battle it out

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Europe’s container manufacturing industry faces increasingly tough times as it continues to grapple with high production costs, lack of vo...

Intermodal Resource outlines its AIMs

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Intermodal Resource plc, which was formed earlier this year as a holding company for swap body and chassis lessor Axis Intermodal and UK-bas...

…Domino domination

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Not content with dominating the dry freight, reefer and, most recently, tank container markets, China International Marine Containers (CIMC)...

European box builders fight on

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After many years of decline, the European container manufacturing industry has experienced a slight revival in demand during 2004. Its impro...

Italy takes the top slot

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Despite the downturn in demand, container production in Italy is continuing at a reasonable level....

Sicom bulker demand

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Italian container and swap body manufacturer Sicom SpA reports growing demand for its range of 30 ft dry bulk containers. Recent customers i...

Crunch time for dry freight box builders

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The past year has been very tough on manufacturers of dry freight containers, with production forecast to be down by over 40 per cent on the...

Cobelfret orders 45s

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European shortsea operator Cobelfret has booked orders for 500 45ft cellular compatible palletwide containers (CPCs), split equally between ...

Intermodal 2000 exhibition preview

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Companies exhibiting their products and services at Intermodal 2000 in Genoa between 29 November and 1 December include:...

Consent goes for length…

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In response to market demand, Consent Equipment has taken delivery of 100 45ft palletwide containers from Italian manufacturer Sicom, the fi...