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    Water woes: how European river transport projects have ground to a halt

    2020-02-10T16:48:00Z

    In Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Poland the authorities are embarking on big projects aimed at boosting cargo flows along key rivers. Potentially, this could provide more opportunities for the European finished vehicle logistics industry, but for a number of reasons it is not clear that river transport in the region will become more popular.

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    Philaport to benefit from containerised vehicle shipment service

    2020-01-22T10:36:00Z

    Containerised vehicle forwarder CFR Rinkens and GWSI, which specialises in warehousing and cross-dock services, have set up a centre for containerised vehicle shipping near the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal at the US port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort)…

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    Ro-ro service underway at Argentina’s Tajiber terminal

    2020-01-22T09:24:00Z

    The port of Campana’s Tajiber terminal, in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, has begun a regular ro-ro service for vehicle import and export volumes..

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    Mena aftermarket: Playing a bigger part

    2020-01-13T09:21:00Z

    Overall economic growth may be lacklustre, but automotive aftermarket sales are on the increase in the Middle East and North Africa…

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    In the zone at Jebel Ali port

    2020-01-08T12:16:00Z

    With a multi-tier parking facility holding around 27,000 car equivalent units (CEU), Jebel Ali is the biggest port in the Middle East and the 11th largest worldwide. The port has four terminals connecting to more than 150 other ports through 80 weekly services, and its activity accounts for 26.1% of Dubai’s GDP. In 2018, 82% of Dubai’s automotive trade passed through Jebel Ali, worth $31.6 billion in vehicles, tyres, parts and accessories.

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    Room for manoeuvre with Glovis at Philaport

    2019-12-16T18:23:00Z

    Glovis America is now operating a new $110m vehicle terminal at the port of Philadelphia on the US east coast, providing much-needed capacity at a time when larger car-carrying vessels are loading and discharging greater volumes

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    Fresh floes: What does the Northern Sea Route mean for automotive logistics?

    2019-11-29T10:14:00Z

    The Northern Sea Route (NSR), a growing shipping lane linking South-East Asia with Northern Europe through Arctic waters, is set to become a competitor to the Suez Channel for cargo delivery between these two regions. Russian authorities believe that the NSR would could be used for all types of cargo – and automotive product, both parts and vehicles, would be no exception.

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    ​Ports America appoints Peter Levesque as president

    2019-11-27T15:10:00Z

    Peter Levesque, Ports America Peter Levesque is to become president of North American marine terminal operator and stevedore, Ports America in February 2020. He takes over from Mark Montgomery, who has held the position as well as that of CEO since the beginning of 2018. Montgomergy ...

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    South Korea’s NEV exports continue to rise

    2019-11-20T14:31:00Z

    In the face of a general decline in vehicle exports from South Korea, the country’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy has found a silver lining in increased exports of new energy vehicles (NEVs). It has also recorded rises in automotive parts exports to emerging markets.

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    JLR moves into larger VPC in North America

    2019-11-04T15:11:00Z

    British OEM JLR has relocated to a larger, renovated vehicle processing centre (VPC) in Brunswick, Georgia, to cater for increasing demand for its vehicles…

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    UK activates Operation Brock to avoid port-bound highway congestion

    2019-10-28T15:57:00Z

    Highways England has activated its plan to avoid freight traffic congestion on the M20 in the event of disruption to cross-Channel services caused by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU...

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    DP World: Access to Africa

    2019-10-16T08:39:00Z

    DP World is expanding its network of logistics operations for the automotive industry across the Middle East and Africa, with a focus on integrated services and special economic zones such as its flagship Jebel Ali Port

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    Julia Prescot joins Port of Tyne board

    2019-10-09T11:28:00Z

    Julia Prescot has been appointed a non-executive director of the Port of Tyne authority in North East England

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    Penske builds on range of EVs deployed in California with Kalmar Ottawa

    2019-10-09T10:48:00Z

    Penske is deploying an Electric Terminal Tractor made by Kalmar Ottawa for trailer-handling operations in California

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    Ben Buben to lead cargo sales at Jaxport

    2019-10-09T09:01:00Z

    Ben Buben has moved to a new role as director of cargo sales at Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) replacing Frank Camp, who has moved to a new role at Jaxport focusing on developing new and existing container cargo business 

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    GPA expands vehicle handling space at Brunswick port

    2019-10-08T14:08:00Z

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has added 40 acres (16 hectares) of dedicated ro-ro space at Brunswick port’s Colonel’s Island Terminal. The additional dock space increases the car storage area at the vehicle terminal by 6,000 spaces and will help speed vessel turnaround

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    Adampol: One Belt, One Road

    2019-10-01T10:59:00Z

    Adampol’s intermodal terminal in Małaszewicze, Poland is crucial for container transport between China and Europe. Territorial development director Dariusz Stypułkowski explains how the transport and logistics firm’s new Baltic and Euro China trains are ready to offer clients a short cut

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    UECC wins Bremenports’ Greenports award

    2019-10-01T10:36:00Z

    Source: UECC United European Car Carriers’ (UECC) pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) Auto Energy has been recognised as the most environmentally friendly vessel calling at the ports of Bremen, northern Germany. Its sister ship, Auto Eco , was runner-up. Dual-fuelled LNG (liquid natural ...

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    Tangible progress: Morocco boosts automotive production and logistics

    2019-09-30T14:08:00Z

    There is no doubt that shipping professionals are familiar with the Moroccan city of Tangier, as it is ranked 50th among container ports worldwide. The first container terminal opened in 2007 and has since been joined by three others; two at Tanger Med port 1 and two at Tanger Med port 2.

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    VW AutoEuropa back on track to Setúbal

    2019-09-18T10:10:00Z

    Volkswagen Autoeuropa has reintroduced a rail connection to the port of Setúbal. The daily service will transport 250 finished vehicles, resulting in a decrease in carbon emissions of 400 tonnes annually, according to a company statement. The company claims that by using rail, carbon emissions ...