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    Yusen buys Parts Express to strengthen automotive logistics service


    Yusen Logistics Benelux has bought service parts logistics provider Parts Express to strengthen its automotive logistics offering in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg

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    Honda begins vehicle exports from India to Japan


    Honda Cars India is exporting its Elevate mid-size SUV to Japan for the first time via the APM Terminals facility at the port of Pipavav

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    NYK to capture vessel emissions in California with Stax technology


    NYK Line will use technology from Stax Engineering to capture exhaust emissions from the vessels its operates while they are at berth in Californian ports from 2025

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    Red Sea blog: Live updates


    Houthi attacks on vessels passing through the Red Sea are increasing, causing container ship and ro-ro operators to reroute vessels to avoid danger. Follow Automotive Logistics’ live blog for the latest updates. 

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    Houthi forces seize NYK car carrier in Red Sea


    An NYK-chartered car carrier, the Galaxy Leader, has been hijacked by armed Houthi rebels in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen

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    NYK commissions 12 LNG-fuelled car carriers


    NYK is boosting the number of car carriers in its fleet fuelled with LNG with the commission of 12 vessels from the Shin Kurushima and Nihon shipyards in Japan

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    NYK embraces automation and increases dedicated terminals


    In the face of disruption and a drop in vehicle volumes caused by Covid-19, NYK is looking into the use of automation to reduce contact in storage yards, and remote management of cargo-handling and pre-delivery inspection (PDI) operations. At the same time it is continuing to expand its automotive-dedicated terminals globally

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    Canaveral’s ship comes in as port authority takes over vehicle handling


     US terminal operator Autoport has chosen not to renew its lease at Canaveral Port’s vehicle handling terminal on the east coast of Florida and from the beginning of March finished vehicle throughput is being managed by Canaveral Port Authority (CPA)…

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    NYK boosts ro-ro service from Europe to South America


    NYK Line is starting a new, direct monthly ro-ro service from Europe to South America’s west coast in April this year. It supplements the existing service NYK that was set up in 2018 and runs monthly between Europe and South America, which includes transhipment at Panama

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    Dedicated ro-ro terminal planned for Egypt’s Port Said


    Egypt’s Port Said is to benefit from a dedicated vehicle handling ro-ro terminal to support the regional growth of the automotive indutry in the Middle East and North Africa. A consortium comprising Toyota’s trading arm Toyota Tsusho, Japanese shipping line NYK and French transport services company Bolloré Africa Logistics have agreed with the Suez Canal Economic Zone’s general authority to develop and operate the terminal

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    NYK trials autonomous vessel operations between China and Japan


    NYK has completed an autonomous vessel trial with its PCTC vessel Iris Leader. The company said the trial is a step toward its goal of operating manned autonomous ships, which should ultimately result in safer operations and a reduction in crew workload

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    NYK to introduce world’s largest PCTC powered by LNG


    NYK has ordered what will be the world’s largest pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) powered by liquified natural gas (LNG). The vessel will be able to transport 7,000 units and meet new regulations set up by the International Martime Organization on CO2 and SOx emissions

  • Gary Hurley

    Automotive industry mourns the loss of Gary Hurley


    It was with regret that Automotive Logistics learned this week of the death of Gary Hurley (pictured, right), a veteran logistics expert at NYK Line and most recently vice-president of the company’s ro-ro division. He died after a sudden illness. Hurley, 62, was a well-known and respected ...