All Ro-ro articles – Page 2

  • Port-of-Vigo
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    Vigo ramps up the ro-ro

    2016-08-09T15:54:35Z

    The north-western Spanish port of Vigo will start using a sixth ro-ro ramp in August this year and intends to build a seventh, making it the country's leading port in terms of its ro-ro provision. According to the port authority, the idea it to optimise its existing car carrier service ...

  • ICO_hanze_Zeebrugge1
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    ICO expands vehicle terminals at port of Zeebrugge

    2016-07-26T15:40:28Z

    NYK’s stevedoring subsidiary International Car Operators (ICO) is expanding ro-ro terminal capacity at the Belgian port of Zeebrugge, after an 11% increase in ro-ro traffic at the port in the first half of this year compared to the same period last year, to 1.38m vehicles. ICO’s Benelux division is extending ...

  • WWL_Baltimore_auto2
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    WWL pays out nearly $100m over price-fixing

    2016-07-19T11:13:47Z

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has become the fourth car carrier confirmed to have been fined by the US Department of Justice (DoJ) in relation to price-fixing on international ro-ro services between 2000 and 2009, following an investigation that began in 2012. The Norwegian ocean services provider has agreed to plead ...

  • UECC_AutoEnergy
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    UECC officially launches second dual-fuel LNG car carrier

    2016-07-11T12:47:25Z

    European short-sea operator UECC has officially launched its second dual-fuel car carrier – the TBN Auto Energy . It follows the launch in April of the TBN Auto Eco . Both vessels were officially launched at the Nacks shipyard in Nantong, China, where they were built. They can carry approximately ...

  • PanamaCanalgraph
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    Panama canal: Open locks free up trade

    2016-06-24T16:40:23Z

    After nine years of anticipation, the newly expanded Panama Canal is set to open to commercial traffic. Charlie Fiveash considers the implications for vehicle shipping Next week, the Panama Canal is poised to welcome the first commercial customer along its new expanded route. The container ship, COSCO China, was set ...

  • WWL_Tianjin
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    WWL adopts voluntary sulphur reduction policy across global ports

    2016-05-25T13:39:27Z

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has introduced a new sulphur policy governing the emissions from its ocean vessels, limiting the sulphur content of its fuel when at berth to less than 0.1% across all ports visited globally. The company is using marine gas oil and abatement – or scrubber – technology, to ...

  • BLG- Automobile - Neues Hochregallager 4.11.15  Foto Scheer
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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, ...

  • Ekol_BG
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    Ekol Logistics expansion gathers pace in Bulgaria

    2016-03-22T12:57:15Z

    Turkey’s Ekol Logistics has opened a facility in Bulgaria as it expands activity across Europe. It is the 12th country the transport and logistics provider now provides services in – services a spokesperson has confirmed will extend to the automotive industry. The company said a 1,000 sq.m cross-dock warehouse, located ...

  • Takahiro Hachigo
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    Honda to increase exports from Japan; Europe to be export base for Civic Hatchback

    2016-02-29T16:01:20Z

    Honda is planning to export more models made in Japan to North America and Europe, including the Fit/Jazz, CR-V and hybrid models. At the same time, Europe will become a base for supplying the Civic Hatchback to North America and other parts of the world. The company said the moves ...

  • IDM_Symex_2016_3
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    Hyundai opts for Indian coastal service but ro-ro rates are prohibitive

    2016-02-23T09:57:44Z

    Hyundai has started using a new short-sea coastal service set up by Link Shipping and Management Systems for the transport of vehicles in India between the ports of Chennai on the south east coast, and Pipavav on the north west. However, high port fees are dissuading more shipping lines from ...

  • Eukor_main
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    Eukor increases Barcelona calls with service to North American and Far East

    2016-02-15T17:13:18Z

    The Eukor Car Carrier shipping line and its Spanish agent Agencia Marítima Española Evge have announced that they are to reinforce the number of calls being made in the port of Barcelona. Henceforth, a new service, NAME, will link the port to both North America and the Far East, considerably ...