OTTAWA, April 16, 2019 (Press Release) -Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes the Canadian Transportation Agency’s recent findings around rail service delivery in the Vancouver corridor.Read more
Due to the continued evolution of new malware, ensuring a ship‘s automation system security can be challenging. Therefore, Valmet's cyber security services for marine are designed to help shipowners easily create and maintain a constant, secure operating environment.Read more
Recently, Florida Sen. Doug Broxson and Escambia County Commissioner Steven Barry met with CSX and International Paper to discuss the problem. Broxson and Barry learned there are four parallel tracks beds on the IP property just west of the crossing that merge into a single track across Highway 29.
Those tracks are not managed by CSX; they are operated by the Alabama & Gulf Coast Railway (AGR). AGR was not part of the initial discussions in January.
„I would like to thank our employees at GPA, the stevedores and the International Longshoremen's Association for helping to make this accomplishment possible,“ said Griff Lynch, GPA's executive director. „To have handled this level of intermodal volume, while reducing the time it takes for a container to move between rail and vessel operations, is a big win for our customers. We are just beginning to see this port's capabilities.“Read more
The CTA found that Canadian National Railway Company (CN) breached its level of service obligations by announcing its intention to impose embargoes on wood pulp shipments in September 2018, several months before rail congestion and other challenges emerged in the Vancouver area, and imposing those embargoes in December 2018, rather than making every reasonable effort to deal with those challenges before unilaterally restricting the transportation of the shippers' traffic.Read more
Anyone can view data on forest site conditions and timber stock from 60% of Finnish forests, with no passwords required.
The Finnish system contains two types of open forest data: data on timber stock and growth conditions arranged on the basis of what is called a grid, and data on forest compartments. The imaginary grid is formed of 16 x 16 metre squares in the forest. A forest compartment is an area in the forest with homogeneous vegetation and soil conditions.Read more
Latvian Forest Company owns and runs a number of forest holdings in Latvia. The assets comprise 7,600 hectares of productive forest land, 2,000 hectares of farmland and 800 hectares of other land. The standing timber volume amounts to one million cubic metres. Some of the other land assets are also suitable for conversion to forestry.Read more
The first deliveries from the new production line are currently on the way to customers in Europe and Africa. The official inauguration will be in early September.Read more
In terms of specific drying capacity, Celbi achieved 503.3 tons per day and meter of working width on the upgraded drying plant of 4.88 meters sheet width. Based on these results, it would be possible to produce more than 5,000 admt/d on a single line with a 10-meter working width. This would mean an annual drying plant capacity of more than 1.5 million tons on one single line.Read more