ST PETERSBURG, Russia, June 7, 2013 (Press Release) - The logging companies of Ilim Group in the Bratsk and Ust-Ilimsk Districts of the Irkutsk Oblast have opened their big navigation season to deliver over 3 million cubic meters of wood by water.Read more
SAVANNAH, GA, June 5, 2013 (Press Release) - Four massive new ship-to-shore cranes arrived at Georgia Ports Authority's Garden City Terminal today, bringing the total number of electric-powered container cranes to 25 - the most of any single terminal in the U.S.Read more
According to the Environmental Ship Index, the container ship Cosco Pride was the most sustainable vessel to call at the port of Rotterdam last year. Cosco Container Lines actually had five ships in Rotterdam’s top ten sustainable ships in 2012.Read more
BALTIMORE, April 15, 2013 (Press Release) -More than 20 railroad, shipping and regulatory leaders will be in Baltimore May 29-31 for the 2013 North American Rail Shippers meeting (www.railshippers.com) --sharing their thoughts on issues ranging from fracturing to finance and carloadings to Congress.Read more
The intra-European container traffic in Northern Europe, which amounted to around 9 million TEU last year, will continue to increase. Most growth is expected in the Baltic region. The Dutch consultancy Dynamar predicts that around 9.7 million containers will be transported (+7.8%) by 2015 (excluding the Mediterranean Sea).Read more
Cargill and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have reached agreement on expanding the current site in the Botlek area by 28,000m2.
Cargill has been operating from the Botlek area since 1984, and has both an inland shipping jetty and a sea jetty there. Thanks to a previous agreement with the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the sea jetty was relocated earlier this year. It is now possible for larger ships – over 200m long – with a deeper draught to access the jetty directly. The result of this adjustment is a simplified logistics process with fewer transport movements.Read more