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    NYK’s Metis Leader makes first delivery


    NYK Line’s newest vessel Metis Leader had made its maiden voyage from Kawasaki in Japan to the port of Vancouver on the US Pacific coast carrying more than 5,000 Subaru passenger cars.It called at New Westminster port in Canada on route to unload some of the vehicles before delivering more ...

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    ​BMW in Mexico assembly plant negotiations


    BMW has entered into discussions regarding the possibility of a vehicle assembly plant in Mexico, according to an interview with BMW North America in Automotive News. This comes as the latest in a series of investment projects within the automotive sector in Mexico. Ludwig Willisch, CEO of BMW North America, ...

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    ​UECC to reintroduce ro-ro service in Turkey and Russia


    United European Car Carriers (UECC) is to launch a regular ro-ro liner service between major ports in Turkey and Russia starting this September. The service will transport cars and vans, as well as high-and-heavy cargo. It will make weekly calls at the ports of Derince in Turkey and Novorossiysk in ...

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    K Line opens warehouse at Yangshang port


    Japanese shipping and logistics group K Line has opened a 44,000 square metre warehouse near the Yangshang deep-water port, near Shanghai, that will handle a variety of cargo, including automotive parts.  K Line’s joint venture in China, K Line Zhenhua Logistics (Shanghai), opened the warehouse last week at a logistics ...

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    BMW to double exports from South Africa and add Maputo port


    BMW plans to double exports from South Africa to around 70,000 units a year by next year and will use the port of Maputo in Mozambique to supplement volume shipments of the BMW 3 series. The ports will supplement the carmaker’s ongoing use of the port of Durban in South ...

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    Japanese supply chain in US firing on all cylinders


    As Japanese OEMs see record growth in US-based production, parts sourcing and vehicle exports, the carmakers are investing significantly to increase manufacturing and logistics capacity across the region. Japanese carmakers are investing heavily in the US supply chain following growth of more than 37% in vehicle production in the ...

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    NYK opens stockyard for Ford at Chennai port


    NYK Auto Logistics India has developed a dedicated stockyard for Ford vehicles at the port of Chennai. The 7,000-square-metre facility, which will provide storage for vehicles produced at the company’s nearby Chennai plant, has capacity for 500 cars.The construction of the stockyard was started on June 5th this year and ...

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    Georgia Ports Authority marks record volumes with growing automotive cargo


    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), which represent various ports in the southern US state of Georgia, has reported record volumes for the fiscal year 2012-2013 in total tonnage, including automotive and machinery equipment, bulk-cargo and freight moved by intermodal rail. The state’s deepwater ports provide a key base for both ...

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    ​Goodman to construct CKD hub for Volkswagen in Duisport


    Goodman, the global logistics space provider, has announced plans to construct a 24,000 square metre complete knockdown kit (CKD) export hub for Volkswagen in the Duisburg-Kasslerfeld port and logistics area of Duisport, in western Germany. The hub will supply automotive parts to all of its plants not currently located in ...

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    Clean Air Action Awards honour five companies


    The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach this week announced the winners of the 6th annual Clean Air Action Plan Air Quality Awards. The five winning companies have significantly reduced harmful emissions at their respective ports.The award ceremony, which took place in San Pedro, near Los Angeles, honoured Wallenius ...

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    Hyundai hits 2m mark and expands at Portland


    Hyundai has processed its 2 millionth vehicle through the US West Coast port of Portland in Oregon, 23 years after it first opened its automotive terminal there and 37 years since it began using Portland for Excel subcompact deliveries to the US. The port is now working with vehicle processor ...

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    Port of Rotterdam reports sluggish container and ro-ro volume


    The port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port, has announced that its volume in the first half of the year is largely unchanged from last year. Container traffic dropped slightly, with ro-ro traffic up by 2%. The first half of 2013 saw a result of €118m ($156m), a 0.9% decline from ...

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    Amports to develop vehicle terminal at port of Tampa


    The Tampa Port Authority has announced the development of a new vehicle terminal at the port of Tampa, Florida in conjunction with Amports, one of the US’s largest auto-processors. The terminal is expected to attract imported vehicles moving by short-sea shipping from Mexico, as well as US-built exports to the ...

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    Finished vehicle operations begin at Grimsby River Terminal


    Associated British Ports (ABP) has started ro-ro and vehicle handling operations at the newly completed Grimsby River Terminal in the UK with a delivery this week of Volkswagen Group vehicles. The terminal is one of the largest projects in the port of Grimsby’s history.The first vessel, “K” Line’s pure-car-and-truck carrier ...

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    Liberty Global launches US-Middle East ro-ro service


    US-based multimodal transport and logistics provider, Liberty Global Logistics (LGL), is starting a monthly ro-ro service for used vehicles between the US East Coast and the Middle East, with the first sailing to take place on July 27.The service will run from the port of Providence in Rhode Island, to ...

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    London Gateway could boost flows of components by rail


    Rail services for automotive parts in the UK could grow with the launch of services this year by DB Schenker at DP World London Gateway, a new port outside London that starts operations in the fourth quarter of this year.According to Adrian Fleming, head of sales and marketing at DB ...

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    Unifreight opens vehicle compound in Kenya


    Car importers in Uganda now have their own car depot in Mombasa, in neighbouring Kenya. A 21,000 square metre site belonging to Uganda Property Holdings at Changamwe has been made available to Unifreight Cargo Handlers (UCH).The new facility can accommodate 3,500 vehicles, which are brought into Africa via the port ...

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    Black Sea ports back in focus


    Carmakers and logistics providers operating in Russia are looking at the development of ports in the south of the country around the Black Sea, with small ro-ro facilities and shipping services beginning at the port of Novorossiysk.For several years manufactures have used Ukrainian ports, including Illychevsk and Sevastapol, with capacity ...

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    Auto execs gather for London Gateway forum


    Senior automotive logistics professionals will gather at London Gateway, DP World’s new container port located 40km to the east of the UK capital, on Thursday this week (July 4th) for a special Automotive Logistics forum.The event, which will include a tour of the £1.5bn ($2.3bn) development, is planned to highlight ...

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    Adampol enhances services at Malaszewicze


    Polish finished vehicle carrier Adampol has expanded the range of PDI services it offers at its Malaszewicze vehicle terminal on the Polish border with Belarus with a new method for removing hail damage to vehicles sustained during transport.The company’s employees have been trained according to ÖCC-MAN System standards, which cover ...