GREEN BAY, WI, July 16, 2018 (Green Bay Press Gazette ) -The Port of Green Bay has welcomed a new, large visitor that's expected to become a more common sight on the Fox River.
The 469-foot MV Arubaborg arrived Tuesday morning at KK Integrated Logistics's riverside warehouse with a load of wood pulp and newspaper rolls from Itaqui, Brazil.
"It's always exciting any time we get a boat with a foreign flag," Port Director Dean Haen said of the Dutch ship.Read more
HELSINKI, July 9, 2018 (Press Release) -UPM Raflatac celebrated the official opening of its new labelstock slitting and distribution terminal in Suwon-si, Korea, on June 22, 2018. The opening included a ribbon cutting ceremony and a terminal tour, and it was followed by a dinner party.Read more
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , July 5, 2018 (Press Release) -In the port of Amsterdam the construction has started of a new facility that will convert non-recyclable plastic into fuel for the transport sector, which will cut down CO₂ emission by 57,000 tonnes per year. It is the first project of Bin2Barrel, a Dutch company focusing on the development of Plastic-to projects. This is how synthetic materials that could not be reused otherwise will now become reusable in a useful application, while at the same time offering a more sustainable alternative for traditional transport fuels.Read more
BERLIN, July 1, 2018 (Press Release) -As of today, all federal trunk roads in Germany are subject to toll for motor vehicles and vehicle combinations with a gross vehicle weight of 7.5 tonnes or more. The toll road network in Germany now includes around 52,000 kilometres of motorways and federal trunk roads. The Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure Steffen Bilger visited the toll operator Toll Collect in Berlin last night to experience the planned start of the toll extension for himself.Read more
BRUSSELS, June 29, 2018 (Press Release) -In order to further standardise the administration and management of solid waste imports and prevent and control environmental pollution, in accordance with the "Law of the People's Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution by Solid Waste ", the " Measures for the Administration of Solid Waste Imports" and related laws and regulations, the General Office of the State Council, the General Administration of Customs and the Ministry of Ecology and Environment announced the following regarding imports of solid wastes:
DALLAS, TX, June 26, 2018 (Business Wire) -Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, today announced that it was awarded Sonoco’s Strategic Partnership Award at the 2018 Sonoco Supplier Summit. Transplace was selected for completing an end-to-end assessment of Sonoco’s logistics operations in order to optimize its transportation processes and spend.Read more
Stora Enso has launched a new service called ReadyReel from its Lumipaper NV converting services site located in Antwerp, Belgium.
The ReadyReel service for narrow format reels has been developed to serve digital printers as well as direct mail and envelope converters. This allows customers to manage the ever-growing demands for shorter runs and faster turnaround within their process. The service is available for Stora Enso’s woodfree coated and uncoated papers.Read more
Due to an increasing demand of cost-efficient transportation management solutions from leading small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Kuehne + Nagel Integrated Logistics has developed the new KN ControlTowerDynamic.Read more
An agreement was signed by Alexander Doll, Member of the Board of Management for Freight Transport and Logistics at Deutsche Bahn, and David Peradze, CEO of Georgian Railway, in Berlin which lays the foundation for future joint projects in the rail freight sector. By signing the agreement, Deutsche Bahn and Georgian Railway embark on a strategic partnership to strengthen the European and Asian multimodal transportation corridors.Read more