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JFD Wins DSRV Contract from Republic of Korea Navy

Jan 25, 2019

The subsea operations and manufacturing company JFD, a part of James Fisher and Sons, has received a multi-million dollar contract for the design and build of an advanced Deep Search and Rescue Vehicle (DSRV).The DSRV will be delivered as a…

TransNamib, Botswana Railways MoU on Gobabis Container Terminal

Jan 17, 2019

TransNamib Holdings Ltd, and Botswana Railways (BR) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Gaborone, Botswana, which will culminate in the development and operation of a container terminal in Gobabis.The MoU, signed by TransNamib CEO…

Mammoet Moves 800 Ton in Alberta

Jan 15, 2019

Weighing over 800 ton - roughly four times the weight of a blue whale -,  and spanning over 300 ft., the splitter vessel is the biggest load to ever be moved on Alberta's highways.On the evening of January 6th Mammoet began the transport for the giant splitter vessel…

Posti to Use LNG Vehicles

Nov 19, 2018

Finland's leading postal and logistics service company Posti has taken into service two full trailer combinations powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).Posti will be using the LNG vehicles for demanding transport operations. Posti's target…

ROVs to Investigate Lost Shipping Containers

Nov 13, 2018

Remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) will be deployed to investigate containers lost from a cargo ship in heavy seas off Australia.The YM Efficiency, operated by Taiwan shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation, was sailing…

Kalmar Supports Port of Long Beach Electrification

Oct 31, 2018

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract to supply a fully electric Kalmar Ottawa T2e electric terminal tractor to Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) for a six-month demonstration period. The order was booked in Cargotec's 2018 third…

CN Buys TransX

Oct 30, 2018

Canadian National Railway (CN) has signed a deal to acquire the Winnipeg-based TransX Group of Companies as part of its strategy to expands its North American intermodal supply chain services.TransX, one of Canada’s largest and oldest transportation companies…

Saia Opens New Missouri Terminal

Oct 12, 2018

American trucking company Saia announced the recent completion of its new Saia LTL Freight cross-dock facility in Strafford, Missouri. Strafford is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area and is situated approximately 14 miles northeast of the city…

Expansion Begins at Port of Southampton

Oct 08, 2018

The latest stage of a GBP 50 million (USD 65.44 mln) expansion of automotive trade at the ABP-owned Port of Southampton has begun, said a press release from the port.Work on the latest  GBP 15 million multi-deck storage facility in the Eastern Dock will take 9 months and will create 3…

Antwerp Port-Europe Traffic Up

Oct 02, 2018

Traffic flows between the Belgian port of Antwerp and the hinterland market in Hungary and Austria are increasing continuously. In order to meet the growing demand, the Antwerp Port Authority is promoting the expansion of hinterland connections…

Samskip Introduces New Shortsea Route to Antwerp,UK.

Oct 01, 2018

Samskip is launching a new shortsea service connecting Antwerp and Hull, in an expansion of its continent-UK multimodal network that also sees it debut at Belgium’s largest port.The intermodal logistics company  said in a press release that…

Prof. Kurt Bodewig is European Coordinator for Motorways of the Sea

Sep 20, 2018

The European Sea Ports Organisation congratulates Prof. Kurt Bodewig on his nomination as European Coordinator for Motorways of the Sea and is looking forward to a fruitful cooperation to further enhance the European maritime transport dimension…

Indian Port Rail Corporation to Begin New Railway Line Project

Aug 27, 2018

Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT), Ministry of Shipping, Ministry of Railways and state governments of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra will enter into a pact tomorrow for implementing a new Indore- Manmad Railway Line Project.The project will be implemented…

Faster Routes into US from Mexico

Jul 05, 2018

A new block (unitary) train service from APM Terminals Lazaro Cardenas in Mexico avoids congestion and delays at other ports to reach hinterland destinations in the US and Mexico - prompting a rise in traffic through the port. Since the terminal opened in February last year…

Mullen Group Closes Acquisition of Canadian Hydrovac

Jul 04, 2018

The oilfield trucking provider Mullen Group has announced the closing of the acquisition of  hydro excavation company Canadian Hydrovac (CHL). CHL is a private company owned by Dan Shemanchuk which is based in Sherwood Park, Alberta. CHL…

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