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    Gefco boosts logistics revenue at Russian Railways


    Russian Railways (RZD) increased revenues by more than 14% last year (against 2012) to 1,763 billion rubles ($49.5 billion), with one of the key drivers of that increase coming from its logistics and transport subsidiary, Gefco. State-run RZD owns 75% of Gefco following its $1.04 billion investment in the company ...

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    DFDS to invest €100m in scrubber technology


    European short sea operator, DFDS, has confirmed its commitment to the adoption of abatement, or ‘scrubber’, technology ahead of next year’s EU Sulphur Directive deadline and will invest €100m ($138m) in retrofitting its vessels with the equipment. From January next year all ships sailing in the English Channel, North Sea ...

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    Acumen secures contracts with Jaguar Land Rover


    UK logistics provider Acumen Automotive Logistics has secured new contracts with Jaguar Land Rover for the transport of vehicles from the carmaker’s plants in the UK Midlands to dealers in the south of the UK, as well as for delivery to ports of export. The contracts will mean the annual ...

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    Toyota move will unite supply chain management in Texas


    Toyota’s decision to build a new headquarters in Texas for its North American corporate functions will bring together for the first time much of the region’s top management for inbound, outbound and spare parts logistics. Toyota’s chief executive and logistics managers expect that this proximity will allow for better collaboration ...

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    Neptune Lines adds PCTC to short sea fleet


    Neptune Lines has taken delivery of its latest vessel, M/V Neptune Thalassa , a pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) with a capacity for 3,500 vehicles. It is the second of two new vessels the Greek short sea operator has ordered from South Korean shipbuilder – Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (MPD). ...

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    Crew abandons fire-stricken Eukor car carrier


    A Eukor car carrier is adrift off the coast of Japan following a fire that caused the crew to abandon the vessel in a lifeboat on Saturday (April 19). All 24 members of the crew are accounted for and in good condition, having been rescued by a merchant vessel, which ...

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    Toyota begins Corolla exports from Mississippi


    [sam_ad id=6 codes='true'] Toyota has announced the start of exports of the Corolla from its US facility in Mississippi to Central and South America, and to the Caribbean. “The export of Mississippi-built Corollas directly supports 2,000 Toyota jobs, keeps our plant running at optimal capacity and increases opportunities for our ...

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    Crimean car market facing collapse following supply cut


    The car market in Crimea is facing collapse because of an economic blockade that has completely closed the supply of vehicles and service parts to the troubled area. Supply lines to dealers in Crimea, which already have depleted stocks, stopped on April 22 (Tuesday) and the situation is worsening the ...

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    Joint venture to make Jeep in China


    Fiat-Chrysler is extending its partnership with Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) to make Jeep models in China from 2015. Fiat Group Automobiles, Chrysler Group International and GAC reached an agreement last weekend to form a new alliance called GAC Fiat to make the brand. It will develop the current portfolio of ...

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    Imports to China grow but tax policy is a concern


    Imported vehicles to China have shown a growth in sales of 13% in the first quarter of 2014, according to the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID). The first two months of the year also saw vehicle imports to the country surge by 50%, led by high-end vehicles with ...

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    China’s new growth comes with old stories


    Speakers at this year's conference in Beijing revealed that manufacturers and logistics providers are well on their way to further growth in China, but many are still struggling to shift towards higher-value services, as well as fix familiar problems. Additional reporting by Marcus WilliamsFull-length videos of the main sessions are ...

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    Anji Logistics expands maritime and global partnerships


    One of China’s leading logistics providers, Anji Automotive Logistics, is currently restructuring its business to increase ocean and waterway services for short-sea shipping of automotive cargo, as well as well as to offer door-to-door services for vehicle exports from China. Anji, a subsidiary of SAIC Motor, China’s largest carmaker, has ...

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    Audi posts record deliveries in March


    Audi has recorded its highest ever level of vehicle deliveries in a month. In March the German carmaker delivered 170,450 vehicles, a 15.4% year-on-year increase, according to the company. The biggest growth market was China, with a 36.6% increase and more than 47,600 cars sold, followed by Germany (10.2%; 27,450) ...

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    ​Yusen focuses on Turkish hub


    Logistics and transport provider Yusen Logistics has announced a growth plan for Turkey, a market it has had a presence in since 2012. It said it now plans to increase its offices and facilities in the Middle East, North Africa, and Turkish republics. Yusen Logistics Turkey has already achieved a ...

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    Brazil to benefit from car terminal expansion at Suape port


    Carmakers active in the Brazilian market are expected to benefit from the development of a 19-hectare car terminal at the port of Suape, due for completion in November this year. The move promises to ease congestion for the processing of vehicles in Brazil, where insufficient port capacity is creating bottlenecks ...

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    WWL Fidelio crew rescue yachtsman from rough seas


    The crew of a car carrier operated by Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) have rescued a yachtsman adrift off the north-east coast of New Zealand. The MV Fidelio was diverted 370km from its route to the port of Auckland on Monday (April 7) following a distress signal sent to the ...

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    Ukraine considers hitting Russia with vehicle duties


    The Ukrainian government has proposed cancelling its intergovernmental agreement with Russia on a free trade of vehicles that eliminates basic customs duties. It is one of a number of developments that have recently hit the automotive industry in the country in the wake of political tensions between the Russia and ...

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    EML expands ro-ro service to Nordic countries


    Euro Marine Logistics (EML), the short sea carrier joint venture between Mitsui OSK Lines and Höegh Autoliners, has started a new weekly ro-ro service from the Belgian port of Zeebrugge to three ports in the Nordic region. The service links with EML’s existing one between Zeebrugge and the port of ...

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    Stocker takes up FVL role at Gefco UK


    Gefco’s division in the UK has appointed John Stocker (left) as its new director of Finished Vehicle Logistics (FVL). Stocker moves over from his role as the company’s sales and marketing director, which he has held for the past two years. He will now be responsible for overseeing all elements ...

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    WWL adds second Chile port to South America service


    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has expanded its ocean service to South America's West Coast with the addition of a monthly call to the port of San Antonio in Chile. Services will begin on May 1 this year and will involve a mix of cargo, including new passenger cars and heavy ...