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  • Seaonus_Paper_Warehouse
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    DPH buys Liberty Terminals

    2016-05-18T12:47:43Z

    Diversified Port Holdings (DPH) has bought Liberty Terminals, which provides breakbulk and bulk stevedore services at the ports of Savannah and Charleston in the US. Liberty Terminals will now operate as Seaonus Stevedoring-Savannah. DPH is the holding parent company for Seaonus, which provides stevedoring and warehousing services. It also owns ...

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    San Francisco Port strikes new deal with Pasha Automotive

    2016-05-17T15:59:57Z

    The San Francisco Port Commission has approved a 15-year marine terminal management agreement with Pasha Group subsidiary, Pasha Automotive Services (PAS). The agreement covers Pier 80, the port’s cargo terminal on the southern waterfront, which although currently under-utilised could now become a busy marine terminal for automotive. San Francisco Port ...

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    More short-sea initiatives emerge in India

    2016-05-11T10:24:40Z

    Automotive manufacturers in India are increasingly looking towards short-sea shipping to move finished vehicles around the country. Hyundai Motor has revealed it is exploring options to move cars north by sea to the east of the country, from its Chennai car plant to the city of Kolkata. It is also ...

  • NYK Car Carrier
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    Car business a bright spot for NYK; oversupply and low rates cloud results

    2016-05-04T16:10:50Z

    The steady growth in ultra-large container ships and stagnating demand for ocean freight shipments to Europe have combined with historically low spot freight rates in the dry bulk sector to severely hit profits at Japan’s NYK Group, according to the latest financial report. However, healthy finished vehicle volumes between North ...

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    SSA México signs definitive contract with Lázaro Cárdenas...

    2016-05-04T10:58:22Z

    SSA México, a subsidiary of port terminal group Carrix, has finally signed a concession to operate the Terminal Especializada de Automóviles (TEA) car terminal in the Mexican port of Lázaro Cárdenas. The move marks the end of a lengthy legal dispute running since the company was originally awarded the contract ...

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    BLG begins parts handling at Düsseldorf logistics centre

    2016-05-03T15:02:22Z

    [Updated 6th May] Germany’s BLG Logistics has begun parts handling operations at its new facility at the port of Düsseldorf. The company is currently using 10,000 sq.m of a 32,000 sq.m building to provide logistics services and sub-assembly for Daimler. Its services there include vehicle marshalling, loading and unloading ...

  • BMW automobiles at Pier 10 at the Port of Galveston
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    BMW opens VDC at port of Galveston

    2016-04-22T15:54:41Z

    BMW has opened a vehicle distribution centre (VDC) at the US port of Galveston, Texas, following a $12m investment. The centre, which has 4,000 sq.m of processing space on an 8 hectare site, will import and process 32,500 vehicles annually for onward distribution to 45 BMW and Mini dealers across ...

  • GIRA_Santander_meeting WEB
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    Santander seeks distribution hub role for parts handling

    2016-04-22T14:02:50Z

    The northern Spanish port of Santander has revealed it wants to develop as a hub for automotive parts and components, offering a short-sea alternative to road for the movement of imported goods within Spain and outbound goods heading predominantly to the UK. Port officials told the Regional Initiative Automotive Group ...

  • BLG_Italia
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    BLG Logistics Solutions Italia opts for Inform’s CMS

    2016-04-12T15:35:06Z

    BLG Logistics Solutions Italia, a subsidiary of the German transport and logistics giant, has said it is better able to control vehicle turnover across the ports and inland compounds in which it operates in Italy following the deployment of a vehicle compound and distribution management system from logistics software provider, ...

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    Australia’s biggest automotive terminal opens in Melbourne

    2016-04-11T16:55:18Z

    Phase one of Australia’s largest ro-ro and automotive terminal has just opened at Webb Dock West, Melbourne. The Melbourne international ro-ro and automotive terminal (MIRRAT) has been under construction for the last 18 months and includes a new 185,000 sq.m facility north of the current Webb Dock West car terminal. ...

  • 2016 Ford Fiesta ST
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    In-depth analysis: strong logistics and supply base central to Ford’s new Mexico plant

    2016-04-06T16:34:40Z

    Ford is the latest carmaker to plan a new assembly plant in Mexico with the announcement that it will invest $1.6 billion in a factory in San Luis Potosi to produce compact cars from 2018. The plant is aimed at making the assembly of smaller cars more profitable for the ...

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    Miquel Tarragona takes on lead role at Setram

    2016-04-06T15:25:23Z

    Miquel Tarragona has become the new general manager of Setram, the Spanish logistics provider and terminal operator. He replaces Manuel Hereza, who has retired from the company. Tarragona joined Setram in 1992 and has worked in a number of roles including technical and purchasing manager. Since 2013 he has held ...

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    Alastair Welch takes over as director of ABP Southampton

    2016-04-06T10:51:53Z

    Alastair Welch (pictured) has been appointed the new director of Southampton port in the UK, managed by Associated British Ports (ABP). He replaces Nick Ridehalgh. Welch, who begins work on Monday (April 9th) was most recently managing director of London Southend Airport and also runs AV8 Advisory, a consultancy providing ...

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    WWL invests in expansion at Brunswick port

    2016-04-06T10:33:37Z

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is adding 8 hectares of newly developed land to its vehicle services operations (WWL Atlantic Vehicle Processors) at the US port of Brunswick. Once completed, the company’s footprint at the port will cover 36.5 hectares on the Colonel’s Island ro-ro terminal. A spokesperson for WWL said ...

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    Koopman Logistics teams up with VWE on Dutch imports

    2016-04-05T13:55:46Z

    VWE's Michel Corveleijn (left) with Lou Jedeloo at the Koopman Car Terminal in Amsterdam Koopman Logistics Group has formed a joint venture with fellow Dutch company VWE to handle the import of vehicles to The Netherlands. The joint venture, Auto Import Solutions, is providing vehicle handling and storage for ...

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    BAIC sends trial consignment via port of Lázaro Cárdenas

    2016-04-05T13:49:11Z

    Chinese carmaker BAIC has made use of the Mexican port of Lázaro Cárdenas for the first time to import its D20 model cars into the country. A modest 163 units were dispatched from Beijing to dealers in Mexico city via the port in a successful trial last month. The operation ...

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    All change for Aussie rules

    2016-04-05T08:00:27Z

    After manufacturing comes to a close next year, will the finished vehicle logistics industry in Oz come good – or cark it? The end of car assembly in Australia is imminent and with it, comes a change to the face of the industry. This year, Ford is set to shut ...

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    Cochin port contemplates coastal ro-ro service

    2016-03-30T15:02:02Z

    Cochin Port Trust, on the southwest coast of India in the state of Kerala, is considering establishing a number of coastal short-sea routes for car movements, in line with a new policy being promoted by the Indian Ministry of Shipping. As reported in February, the ministry has relaxed cabotage regulations ...

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    European ports survey: Rising volume and risky conditions

    2016-03-30T12:00:07Z

    Our 2015 survey finds that, with imports in particular on the rise, some ports have experienced capacity issues despite investments in connectivity, capacity and information technology. Meanwhile, others are suffering as a result of geopolitical and broader economic instability. Contribution by Christopher Ludwig Across the European continent last year, ...

  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA sunset
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    FCA: Making hay while the sun shines

    2016-03-29T11:29:19Z

    After six years basking in the glow of rising US sales, and now enjoying low fuel prices, Fiat Chrysler needs to improve productivity today before things change again, says Marc Brazeau, head of outbound and Mexico logistics in North America A team on a long winning streak can build momentum ...