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  • Niklas Carlen
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    Favouring freight rate recovery over fleet expansion

    2018-10-26T12:28:12Z

    Following a four-year splurge in newbuilding contracting that culminated in more than 300,000 Car Equivalent Units (CEU) being ordered in 2015 alone, less than 20,000 CEU were ordered during 2016 and 2017. Maritime Strategies International (MSI) has recorded just two orders this year, a 2,200 CEU vessel designed for Chinese ...

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    Manta reports huge increase in vehicle traffic

    2018-08-28T11:09:31Z

    The port of Manta, in northern Ecuador, has reported a doubling in the volume of finished vehicles it handled over the first seven months of this year to 42,056 units, compared to 20,691 units in the same period last year. Roberto Salazar, president of Manta Port Terminals (TPM) – the ...

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    Port Canaveral on a roll

    2018-08-07T11:59:02Z

    Port Canaveral is now able to handle more finished vehicles thanks to a draft deepening project that allows post-Panamax ro-ro vessels to berth at the port. Late last month, the Floridian port accommodated vessels from Höegh Autoliners and NYK Line simultaneously, a first for the facility, which only started ...

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    Yusen buys share in JV with NYK and Anji

    2018-08-01T14:17:52Z

    Yusen Logistics has bought a 20% share in the existing joint venture between its parent company NYK and China’s Anji Automotive Logistics for an undisclosed sum. Yusen bought the 20% share from NYK, which previously held 49% of the company. A spokesperson for the company said that the decision to ...

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    Finding the first point of rest

    2018-07-17T12:15:53Z

    As part of this year’s review of activity at the North American vehicle handling ports, Automotive Logistics spoke with Luke Doremus, director of sales for auto/ro-ro at stevedore and terminal operating company Ports America, about efficiency gains and losses and how the company is working with port authorities to ...

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    Opening up the angles for multimodal

    2018-07-06T11:23:02Z

    Now in its 15th year, BMW’s joint venture with Brilliance China Automotive – BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) – is adopting a more multimodal approach to its outbound vehicle logistics in the country, and there are a number of reasons for that, according to the company’s vice-president of logistics and strategy, ...

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    NYK sets up direct service between Europe and South America

    2018-06-13T09:47:39Z

    Ro-ro line NYK has set up a direct monthly service for ocean vehicle shipments from Europe to South America. The first departure left the port of Bremerhaven, Germany, on May 19 before calling at the Belgian port of Zeebrugge. Cargo from Spain is also being taken on-board by NYK through ...

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    ICO expands car terminal at Zeebrugge

    2018-05-16T12:11:49Z

    NYK’s car terminal subsidiary, International Car Operators (ICO), has signed a concession agreement with the Belgian port of Zeebrugge for a 54-hectare expansion of the Bastenaken car terminal. According to ICO, the new terminal will cover 200 hectares, bringing the total at Zeebrugge to 300 hectares, and will connect Bastenaken ...

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    Trusting the market will stay afloat

    2018-04-26T09:42:00Z

    European vehicle-handling ports saw growth in vehicle vehicle volumes in 2017, however geo-political worries – not least Brexit – is causing concerns. Ports continue to invest but there are worries over future volumes and capacity levels. 

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    WWL links Spain’s port of Vigo to South America

    2018-01-10T14:33:02Z

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added the Spanish port of Vigo to its Atlantic Ocean service, which supports the movement of finished vehicles, breakbulk and rolling stock between Europe and South America via the US and Mexico. The Norwegian-based global ocean services provider will call at Vigo on a monthly ...