BOOTLE, UK, July 12, 2019 (Press Release) -A shipping company has been fined after a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) driver was struck by a paper reel that was being loaded on to his trailer.
Liverpool Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 7 September 2016, an agency HGV driver working for Jenkins Shipping Company Limited at its Liverpool depot, was assisting in the loading of paper reels onto his HGV trailer, when a reel slipped from the clamp attachment of the fork lift truck being used to load the reels striking the driver’s lower body and legs. He sustained several lower limb fractures.Read more
PORTLAND, ME, July 12, 2019 (Portland Press Herald) -A multi-million dollar upgrade is planned to improve performance of a critical Maine rail line and serve the state’s resurgent pulp and paper industry.Read more
COPENHAGEN, Denmark and ARMONK, NY , July 2, 2019 (Press Release) -Rapid adoption of TradeLens across the global shipping supply chain continues as Hapag-Lloyd and Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE) Pte. Ltd announced they will join the blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by A.P. Moller - Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) and IBM.Read more
DARIEN, CT, July 1, 2019 (Business Wire) -Genesee & Wyoming Inc., together with Brookfield Infrastructure, GIC and Brookfield Infrastructure’s institutional partners (together referred to as the “Consortium”), are announcing an agreement pursuant to which affiliates of Brookfield Infrastructure and GIC will acquire G&W in a transaction valued at approximately $8.4 billion including debt (the “Transaction”). The Transaction will result in G&W becoming a privately held company.Read more
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Shipping a container has been a complex process for many years. Manual and inefficient, the buying and booking process has been often full of surprises. With the launch of Maersk Spot, Maersk aims to introduce a truly online product that can break the cycle of overbookings and offer a much simpler way to ship a container with load guarantee.Read more
The investment includes converting paper machine 7 into high-quality virgin-fibre-based kraftliner production, and the closure of paper machine 6 and sheeting plant. Production on the converted machine is estimated to start by the end of 2020.
The typical end uses for kraftliner are in packaging segments that require high strength, quality and purity, such as food, fruit and vegetables as well as heavy duty packaging. Production will target global export markets.Read more
Forestum has an Estonian subsidiary which owns 10 300 hectares of land on the islands of Dagö and Ösel. 8,800 hectares of this land is forest land with a standing volume of 1,300,000 m3.
SCA recently acquired 10,000 hectares of forest in Latvia.
“We have the intention to grow as a forest owner in the Baltics”, says Jonas Mårtensson, President Forest.”The Baltic states are a natural part of our raw material supply base and we have been present in the market for a long time as a buyer of timber. Having our own forest resource strengthens our operations in the region.”Read more
The target for the ongoing pre-engineering project is to create conditions for building a bioproduct mill with an annual production capacity of approximately 1.5 million tonnes of softwood and hardwood pulp to Metsä Group’s current mill site in Kemi.Read more