“The House of Commons has made a historic decision which we need to respect. Kuehne + Nagel is committed to global free trade in principle which ensures prosperity for everyone. So from our perspective, “No Brexit” would be the preferred solution, since any form of Brexit is bound to increase trade barriers.Read more
"Aside from feeder ship replenishment, there has been no reaction from other lines to HMM’s mega-ship order and as such we have greatly reduced our projected new orders for 2020 onwards,” said Simon Heaney, senior manager, container research at Drewry and editor of the Container Forecaster. “This subsequently feeds into a much brighter supply-demand index forecast for carriers through 2022, although the index is still expected to remain below the important 100 marker, indicative of a tighter but still over-supplied market.Read more
According to the province, the integrated transport system allows for the removal of 7,000 trucks from local roads and motorways, thus reducing CO2 emissions.
In particular, the scheme benefits pulp transports from ports in the south of Italy to Lecta’s Cartiere del Garda mill and Fedrigoni’s Riva del Garda mill.
The Euro 400,000/yr ($452,396/yr) aid scheme was launched in 2014 and was cleared by the European Commission in April 2016 for the period from July 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018.
Oji Fibre Solutions is New Zealand’s major manufacturer of market kraft pulps, container board and packaging products. The company has committed to consolidating the majority of its import and export cargo volumes through Port of Tauranga for the next decade. The agreement reflects the long and productive relationship between the two companies, dating back to the 1950s.Read more
Volume in 2017 was 1.7% lower from 2016 at 912,295 carloads, including pulp and paper, lumber and wood products, and primary forest products, such as woodchips and logs. Some Class I carriers showed mixed results for the year with two reporting 9-10% increases in pulp and paper volumes. Among four carriers reporting separate forest products categories, pulp and paper freight was 4.4% higher to 484,695 carloads, and lumber/wood products freight was 2.4% higher to 441,889 carloads.Read more
Josep Maria Cruset i Domènech (born Riudoms, 1975) became the president of the Tarragona Port Authority in November 2018.
Josep Maria Cruset has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Rovira i Virgili University Higher School of Chemical Engineering (ETSEQ) and an MBA from the same university. He specialises in Process and Quality Management and worked as a Quality Specialist for the Tarragona Provincial Government, a body in which he is a civil servant currently on leave of absence.Read more
Canada’s forest products sector relies on an efficient and reliable transportation system to move our products through Canada to global markets. Over the past two years, system congestion through the Lower Mainland of B.C. has created real challenges for Canadian forest products companies. Last year alone, rail delays and bottlenecks cost the forest products sector over $500 million dollars. FPAC has supported calls for the federal government to complete a comprehensive diagnostic around these transportation system failures.Read more
The delivery is part of ARAUCO's major investment to expand current production capacity and build a new pulp production line at the Arauco Mill in the Bio Bío Region, Chile. A letter of award was signed and published in early October.Read more