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Quality hat-trick for GAC Marine Logistics

  Global ship spares logistics provider GAC Marine Logistics Inc. (GML) has secured ISO certifications in recognition of its Quality Management, Environmental

Hamburg Süd Opens Office in Nanjing

On August 1, Hamburg Süd will open an office in Nanjing, China, to be headed by general manager Steven Pu. Hamburg Süd now operates from 20 locations in Greater China.

BNSF Train Carrying Oil Derails in Seattle

A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train carrying crude oil derailed in Seattle on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of a spill or injury, according to local television stations.

US DOT Plans Staggered Phase-out for Old Oil Tank Cars

The U.S. Department of Transportation proposes phasing out older DOT-111 railcars for shipping highly flammable crude oils, known as packing group 1, within 2 years,

US Proposes New Rules for Crude Oil Rail Trasport

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced a comprehensive set of proposed rules for the safe rail transport of crude oil and certain other flammable materials, including ethanol.

New ICTF Boosts Crowley’s Efficiency

The opening of Florida East Coast Railway’s (FEC) new, state-of-the-art intermodal container transfer facility (ICTF) adjacent to Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Port Everglades, Fla.

Greenbrier Condoles the Passing of Emeritus Board Member Atiyeh

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. says it joins all of Oregon in expressing its condolences to the family of Victor G. (“Vic”) Atiyeh, former Governor and past member of Greenbrier’s board of directors.

Partners Sign Up for Marseilles Intermodal Project

Six partners led by the Marseilles Fos port authority have formed the Mourepiane combined transport terminal company (MTTC) to help finance and manage construction

Oil Trains Face Test in New US Safety Rules

North Dakota's Bakken oil patch has thrived thanks in large part to the once-niche business of hauling fuel on U.S. rail tracks. New safety rules may now test the oil train model.

China to Loan Argentina $7.5b for Power, Rail Projects

Argentina on Friday will sign deals to borrow $7.5 billion from China, its Cabinet chief said, at a time when the Latin American country cannot tap global capital

Cameroon Cocoa Exports Down from Last Year

Cameroon, the world's fifth cocoa grower, has exported 152,941 metric tons of cocoa beans from the start of the 2013/14 season to end-June, down from 203,220 metric

China, Brazil Close Plane, Finance, Infrastructure Deals

China and Brazil sealed their expanding commercial partnership on Thursday with a $5 billion credit line for Brazilian miner Vale and the purchase of 60 passenger

Brochure Covers Electrical Solutions for Civil Infrastructure

Thomas & Betts (T&B)’s brochure, “Electrical Solutions for Civil Infrastructure,” outlines the company’s product solutions for builders and electrical systems installers of roads,

Adani Taps POSCO to Build Rail Line for Australia Coal Project

India's Adani Mining Pty Ltd on Thursday said South Korea's POSCO Engineering & Construction Co Ltd will build the rail line for a long-delayed A$16.5 billion ($15

Peel Ports Enters 10-year Deal with Volkswagen

Peel Ports Medway signs 10-year deal with Volkswagen Group UK; new multimillion pound facility will generate 100 new jobs and add more than 50,000 car imports Peel

Strikes Halt Grains Exports from Rosario Hub

Multiple strikes paralyzed all grains exports from Argentina's pivotal Rosario export hub on Thursday, the president of the Rosario port chamber said. "All work is at a standstill.

China Seeks to Build Shipping Railways in Brazil

Brazil hopes that during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping it can boost ties with its biggest trade partner beyond the exchange of commodities for manufactured goods,

Peel Ports Invests in AutoGate System at Liverpool

Peel Ports Group has committed £5.5 million to introducing advanced infrastructure and AutoGates technology as part of its ongoing investment at the Port of Liverpool.

Caterpillar CEO Warns of Obstacle to U.S. Competiveness

In a July 10, 2014 opinion article headlined, "Congress must move on the Highway Trust Fund," Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman outlined the risks to U.

Cargill to Build Grain Terminal in West Memphis

U.S. agribusiness Cargill Inc said it will build a grain handling facility in West Memphis, Arkansas, to purchase corn, sorghum, soybeans and wheat that the company

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