Intermodal

New Connections for France, Port of Rotterdam

With the launch of a new rail shuttle and inland shipping link, connections between Northern France and the port of Rotterdam are now better than ever. Five times a week,

CMA CGM Proceeds with NOL Takeover after China Okay

CMA CGM, the world's third-largest container shipping firm, is to go ahead with its planned acquisition of Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) after receiving regulatory clearance from China,

Singapore Exchange in Talks to buy Baltic Exchange

Baltic Exchange privately owned by 380 shareholders. The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is in exclusive talks to buy London's Baltic Exchange, which has been at the

Allgood to Lead Georgia Ports Authority Board

The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority has elected James L. Allgood as chairman.   "With more than 40 years experience as a business leader, Jimmy

India to Boost Iran Port Project, Links to Afghanistan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pledged up to $500 million to develop the southern Iran port of Chabahar, in a move to give his country trade access to Iran,

Abu Dhabi Ports Launches KLP Phase 2

Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad) in the Emirate, has announced the launch of the second

Ivar Aasen Ready for Departure

(Singapore, 22 May 2016) The topside of Ivar Aasen field was  completed on Sunday at the shipyard in Singapore and sailed to Norway shortly. The tire was delivered on budget and on time,

DP World at China’s Belt & Road Summit

Global trade enabler DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem spoke at China’s Belt and Road Summit in Hong Kong this week highlighting the need

Samskip, Pro-Log Double Barge Services

Multimodal network operator Samskip and inland waterway transport provider Pro-Log are celebrating the 10th anniversary of barge operations connecting Rotterdam and Duisburg by adding a second vessel,

India: Iran Port Contract Likely

India will on Monday sign a commercial contract with Iran to build and run a strategic port on Iran's southern coast, the Indian government said on Friday, to help

Boxship's Bottom Line Battered Further by Fuel Rules

Container shipping firms' annual costs have risen by a total $500 million due to new sulphur emissions regulations that have forced vessels to use higher cost fuel,

Nonagenarian Samuels Retires After 40 Years in Hazmat Transport

Forty years ago, he developed today’s ubiquitous flip placard system for trucks that indicates the presence of dangerous goods (DG) and next week, at the age of 95,

SC Ports See Container Volume Uptick

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) reported a 2.8 percent increase in 20 foot-equivalent unit (TEU) volume fiscal year to date, handling 1.6 million TEUs since July 2015.

Turkmenistan to Roll out International Transit Transport Corridors

 AzerNews says that Turkmenistan publicized its plans on creating international transit transport corridors within the framework of the 96th meeting of the International

Matson Launches China to New York LCL Service

 Matson Logistics Supply Chain Services is expanding its less-than-container-load (LCL) capabilities by offering direct fast transit from China to the New York and New Jersey markets.

Tulsa Port of Catoosa Completes $11 Mln Dock Renovation

Tulsa primed to expand shipping capacity as Panama Canal nears completion   After more than two years of phased construction, officials at the Tulsa Port of Catoosa

Wartsila's Value of Expediency

Regasifying and storing LNG offshore has allowed customers to import gas without committing to land-based infrastructure. The option also speeds up access to vast amounts of energy.

Asia-N.Europe Box Rates Sag Almost 5 pct

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe fell 4.7 percent to $606 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on Friday,

Hapag-Lloyd, Competitors Form New Pact

To fend against M2, newly forming Ocean Alliance is latest push for economies of scale groups. German container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd has formed a new alliance with five Asian competitors,

South Africa's Transnet Steams Into Rest of Africa

South African state rail-freight operator Transnet is embarking on a major expansion drive in the rest of the continent, offsetting a slowdown at home caused by the slump in commodity prices,

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