Intermodal News


Construction Begins at the Future PSMO Port Near Paris

Feb 13, 2024

Construction work for the PSMO (Port Seine Métropole Ouest / Western Metropolitan Seine Port) has officially commenced in the Yvelines département, about 60 kilometers from Paris.Located at the confluence of the Seine and the Oise rivers, The land occupied by PSMO – approximately 100 hectares – is located in the Achères, Andrésy and Conflans-Sainte-Honorine municipalities. The multimodal facility is…

New Overpass to Minimize Impact of Truck Traffic from Port of Savannah

Feb 14, 2024

Georgia Ports Authority announced plans to invest $29 million in an overpass linking Ocean Terminal to Route 17 designed to keep terminal truck traffic from impacting local neighborhoods.The project is the outcome of joint collaboration among Georgia Ports Authority…

Port of Antwerp Disrupted by Belgian Farmers' Protests

Feb 13, 2024

Operations at the port of Antwerp, one of Europe's biggest container ports, were seriously impacted on Tuesday as hundreds of farmers on tractors blocked the roads around the port to demand better pay and working conditions, officials said.The…

Port of Rotterdam Opens Charging Station for Electric Trucks

Jan 31, 2024

Together with Truckparkings Rotterdam Exploitatie (TRE), the Port of Rotterdam Authority opened the first charging station for electric trucks in the port. As many as eight electric trucks can now charge simultaneously at the Bodaanweg truck park in the Waalhaven…

First Containers Roll Through New Hamilton Rail Terminal

Jan 23, 2024

Hamilton Container Terminal (HCT), in collaboration with Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports), and Canadian National Railway (CN), created a direct intermodal rail service between Hamilton, ON and Montreal, QC. The inaugural Hamilton-Montreal intermodal freight train…

South Carolina Ports Reports Intermodal Cargo Growth

Jan 18, 2024

South Carolina Ports reports its Inland Ports Greer and Dillon both handled a record number of containers in 2023.Inland Port Greer moved 175,873 containers on and off trains in the Upstate last year, a 26% increase from the previous year. Inland Port Dillon moved 43…

JV Aims to Strengthen Shipping Between Middle East and Central Asia

Dec 13, 2023

AD Ports Group has signed an agreement with national railway company Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC (Kazakhstan Railways) to form a joint venture to enhance rail connectivity,  maritime shipping services, development of operations in Kazakhstan’s ports…

GPA Invests in Rail Connections, Terminal Capacity

Dec 05, 2023

The Georgia Ports Authority Board has approved expenditure of $127 million to build the Blue Ridge Connector, an inland rail terminal in Gainesville, Ga., linking Northeast Georgia with the Port of Savannah’s 35 global container ship services…

Infrastructure Woes Sour South Africa's Citrus Exports

Nov 22, 2023

South Africa's citrus exports remained flat during the 2023 season, missing an industry target as the country's electricity and logistics problems worsened, the national growers' association said on Wednesday.The world's second biggest citrus exporter after Spain shipped 165…

Transnet Curbs Coal Trucks at Richards Bay Terminal Due to Congestion

Nov 20, 2023

South African state-owned logistics company Transnet said on Monday it was suspending processing trucks carrying coal to its Richards Bay terminal in order to restore order after unprecedented traffic coming into the port.The company is struggling…

Port of Barcelona's Direct Freight Rail Connection with France Comes Online

Nov 14, 2023

A new direct freight rail service connects the Port of Barcelona with the French cities of Toulouse and Lyon. The container service, created by the companies APM Terminals Railways Spain, Synergy and Naviland Cargo, located at the BEST railway terminal…

NYC Exploring Ways to Move More Freight Via Waterways

Nov 02, 2023

New York City is looking at ways to help shift freight transportation off of its busy roads and onto the waterways.The city's Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) and Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) on Wednesday jointly released…

New Soda Ash Shipping Facility to be Built in Vancouver, US

Oct 11, 2023

Belgian multinational chemical company Solvay and Vancouver Bulk Terminal are teaming up for the redevelopment of Terminal 2, Berth 7 at the Port of Vancouver USA, in Washington state.Reconstruction is set to begin in 2024 and expected to be completed by early 2026…

US, Saudi Arabia, India Discuss Possible Rail, Port Deal

Sep 08, 2023

The U.S., Saudi Arabia, India and other nations are discussing a possible infrastructure deal that could reconfigure trade between the Gulf and South Asia, linking Middle Eastern countries by railways and connecting to India by port, according to U…

Cargill Brazil Executive Urges Sector to Keep Investing in Logistics

Aug 07, 2023

Paulo Sousa, the president of Cargill's unit in Brazil, said companies should continue making investments in logistics to help Brazil, the world's largest exporter of commodities like soybeans, coffee and sugar, to store and move its agricultural products more efficiently…

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First LNG Carrier Arrives at New German Mukran Terminal

First LNG Carrier Arrives at New German Mukran Terminal

Brazil's Paranagua Port Resumes Operations After Fire

Brazil's Paranagua Port Resumes Operations After Fire

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

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