BRUSSELS, Oct. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Today, CLECAT, the European Association of Logistics Service Providers, Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers, issued its position paper on the future economic partnership between the EU and UK.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, Oct. 10, 2018 (Press Release) -Buckman, a global company specializing in innovative chemical and smart solutions, announced changes to its freight pricing for the pulp and paper industry in North America.
Effective November 1, 2018, or as contracts allow, Buckman will implement the following freight delivery increases:Read more
COALVILLE, UK, Oct. 6, 2018 (Press Release) -Already the largest provider of Papers, Visual Communications and Packaging in the South West, Antalis has grown its footprint further with a new, larger site in the Bristol area. The new facility – opened in April and now fully stocked and operational – increases the firm’s footprint to an impressive 70,000 sq. ft. of capacity across its Bristol, Basingstoke and Newton Abbot locations. This move has been possible as a result of its now strong strategic partnership with Gregory Distribution Limited.Read more
VALLEY, AL, Oct. 5, 2018 (Valley News) -The fair weather recently experienced in the local area has allowed work to proceed at a fast rate on the West Rock distribution center that’s going up in Valley Industrial Park. It’s going to be a massive building that will be a welcome addition to the industrial park.
The shell is complete on what will be a 375,000-square-foot building and work is now underway on the roof. The colors have been selected, and painting will begin in the near future. Asphalt for the parking lot will start going down today.Read more
TOKYO , Sept. 25, 2018 (Press Release) -Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. in Saikai city, Nagasaki, Japan, and a naming and delivery ceremony was held on the same day. NYK and Hokuetsu have a long-term contract for this vessel.
This new carrier is an eco ship that uses about 15 percent less fuel compared to conventional wood-chip carriers. The ship was named “Snow Camellia” after the prefectural tree of Niigata prefecture, the location of the Hokuetsu paper mill receiving the wood chips. Moreover, the port of Niigata will be celebrating its 150th anniversary in January 2019.Read more
PORI, Finland, Sept. 25, 2018 (Press Release) -The LNG company Skangas and Metsä Tissue Corporation have entered into an agreement on the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the Mänttä tissue paper mill for production process use. At the mill in Mänttä, Finland, LNG will replace liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in the paper drying process. The fuel switch from LPG to LNG will improve competitiveness and cut the company’s carbon dioxide emissions.Read more
BRUSSELS, Sept. 25, 2018 (Press Release) -European Shippers’ Council disapproves of the mechanism of surcharges that shipping liners launch to cover the higher rate of lower sulphur fuel. Shippers call for a dialogue with container liners to find the best mechanism to share the costs.Read more
The demolition along with the integration of adjacent areas will free up 2.8 hectares in the port access area on which expanded hard standing space can be created for trucks, trailers and cars. So far separated pre stowage sectors can now be combined outside the ISPS-zone.Read more