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  • Jaxport_announcement_VWoA

    VW adds Jaxport to its US ports of entry


    Volkswagen Group of America (VWoA) has announced that it will begin using the port of Jacksonville (Jaxport) in Florida in May this year as its main port of entry for the delivery of vehicles to the south-eastern region of the US.Under an initial five-year contract the carmaker said it will ...

  • PortLASkyView

    Carmakers look to the skies as US port dispute snags inbound supply


    Carmakers with production facilities in the US, including leading Japanese brands, are having to resort to air charter services, among other measures, as continued congestion at the country's West Coast ports following labour disputes has threatened the supply of inbound parts. With no end to the dispute in sight and ...

  • PortDurbanZA

    South African vehicle exports soar in January


    Sales of cars exported by South Africa are currently booming. In January 2015, for example, units sold abroad rose by 84.4% compared to January 2014. A weak rand and recovering markets in the northern hemisphere helped boost car shipments, which rose from 6,021 units to 11,104 units.However, these figures also ...

  • portvalencia06

    Ford expansion will boost volumes through Valencia’s ports


    Ford has completed a $2.6 billion investment since 2011 to increase production at its Valencia assembly plant at Almussafes in Spain by 40%.It is the biggest investment in the history of the country’s car industry. This year output is expected to reach 400,000 units across six different vehicles made exclusively ...

  • port.of.vigo.roro.vessels

    Vigo announces €9m investment to enhance ro-ro services


    Following healthy annual figures for vehicle handling at the north-western Spanish port of Vigo, as reported last month, and the introduction of the Vigo-Nantes sea motorway service, the management authority at the port has been re-evaluating the existing layout, with a view to making operations more efficient.In total, €9m ($10.1m) ...

  • Port rail lines at Sunderland

    Sunderland port looks to benefit from auto trade following rail link


    The UK's rail network authority – Network Rail – has re-established a link to the port of Sunderland in the northeast of England that will provide a boost to its import and export capabilities, something the port hopes will allow it to undertake more projects for key players in the ...

  • IAP+Brunswick_+Hyundai+Genesis

    IAP reaches 5m milestone for vehicle handling at Brunswick port


    International Auto Processing (IAP), which provides vehicle processing services at the US port of Brunswick, has handled its 5 millionth vehicle at the Colonel's Island terminal. The milestone vehicle was a silver Hyundai Genesis and was delivered to the port aboard the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics vessel, Isolde.As well as Hyundai-Kia, ...

  • FCA Qualitas Supplier Convention, Torino 2/12/2014.© Giorgio Perottino

    Mosolf takes supply chain prize in FCA Qualitas awards


    Transport and logistics provider, Horst Mosolf, has taken the Qualitas award for Supply Chain/Logistics Supplier of the Year at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Supplier Awards.The award was one of 18 given out by FCA at the Supplier Qualitas Convention, which was held recently in Turin, Italy, and hosted by ...

  • CEVA_flag

    Ceva warehouse at Gdynia port will support automotive supply


    Ceva Logistics, has opened a new, multi-purpose warehouse next to the port of Gdynia in Poland.The contract logistics and freight management provider said the facility would help to strengthen customers’ supply chains via Gdynia, and other Baltic ports, to global destinations. Ceva is aiming to support automotive, industrial and technology ...

  • Zavala, WWL

    Mexico conference: a sea change needed for short sea


    The use of short-sea shipping to move vehicles within North America still tends to be more of a fallback option for carmakers when there are capacity issues on the other modes such as rail, rather than as a regular service. But before shipping lines can offer more frequent sailings, investments ...

  • First panel

    Connecting the many Mexicos – conference report


    The first Automotive Logistics Mexico conference saw more than 350 delegates discussing how best to manage the country’s vehicle production and export growth. Officials from the economy and transport ministries, the US ambassador, and senior executives pointed to economic and supply chain strengths, as well as weaknesses in infrastructure and ...

  • Veracruz

    Mexico conference: urgent developments needed at port of Veracruz


    Executives from carmakers used the Automotive Logistics Mexico conference, held in Mexico City, to voice their concerns about whether the country’s ports were going to be able to handle the sharp increase in trade for the automotive industry. The port is close to full capacity and suffers from infrastructure constraints, ...

  • Hoegh Osaka

    Cargo removed from Höegh Osaka


    More than three weeks after the Höegh Osaka ran aground in the Solent area off Southampton, UK, the cargo onboard is beginning to be removed from the ship. With an estimated £60m worth of vehicles and machinery on board, a team of people are now driving the vehicles, including Land ...

  • Hoegh_New_Design

    Höegh opens office in Mexico; looks for trade and cargo diversity


    Norwegian car carrier Höegh Autoliners has officially opened an office in Mexico City in a move designed to build on its established import/export trade in the country and take advantage of the opportunities for business that the growing automotive production in the country offers.According to Per Folkesson, president of Region ...

  • GPA_top

    Georgia ports see growth in all sectors in 2014


    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) ended last year with growth across all cargo sectors, including a 7.4% increase in total tonnage, and a 10.2% increase in container handling.The port of Brunswick in particular continued to dominate in automotive and machinery trade after moving 688,575 units for the year. When combined ...

  • Maersk

    DB Schenker Logistics and Maersk Line promise CO2 reduction


    Global logistics provider DB Schenker Logistics and global shipping company Maersk Line have recently signed a six-year strategic agreement to reduce CO2 emissions from ocean freight. Between now and 2020, Maersk Line has committed to reducing the CO2 emissions of every container it ships for DB Schenker Logistics by 20%, ...

  • Hoegh Osaka

    Höegh Osaka returns to Port of Southampton


    The stricken Höegh Osaka has been successfully towed to berth 101 at the Port of Southampton.After being stranded for nearly three weeks, the vessel is now safely moored, after a large operation in difficult conditions to reduce the listing to around five degrees, and remove around 3,000 tonnes of water ...

  • Mustang_Export_Select_1

    Ford launches Mustang exports to global markets, beginning with China


    Ford’s iconic Mustang brand is being exported in volume shipments from the US to global markets for the first time in its 50-year history. The first shipment of just over 100 vehicles made at the Flat Rock manufacturing plant in Michigan has left the port of Portland in Oregon, on ...

  • PortEverettRoRo

    Port of Everett invests $3.8m in terminal for heavy ro-ro traffic


    Work is now underway at the port of Everett in the US state of Washington to strengthen the South Terminal with the aim of better supporting heavy ro-ro cargo operations.The total budget for the infrastructure project is $3.8m, which includes strengthening 140-feet (43 metres) of the 700-foot (214 metre) dock ...

  • Höegh Trubadour and Höegh London

    Höegh ships Hitachi training wagon from Japan to UK


    Höegh Autoliners vessel – Höegh London – has delivered a rail carriage from Kobe in Japan to the port of Tyne in the UK for onward delivery to the Hitachi Rail Europe plant in County Durham, UK. The part assembled train carriage, which will be used for training purposes, travelled ...