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Maritime Transport and DB Cargo partnership to increase UK rail freight capacity

Two of the UK’s largest freight operators have announced plans to combine their expertise to increase rail freight capacity and competition in the intermodal market. After reaching an agreement in principle with DB Cargo UK, Maritime Transport Ltd. (Maritime) has announced the launch of a new division – “Maritime Intermodal”…

GB Railfreight Launches New Intermodal Service From Felixstowe

Maritime Logistics ProfessionalShailaja A. The rail freight company in the United Kingdom, GB Railfreight has launched a new intermodal rail freight service connecting the Port of Felixstowe with the Birch Coppice terminal in the Midlands.The first locomotive on the service left Birch Coppice at 14:14 on 23 January 2019 and arrived at Felixstowe at 20:14…

Siwertell launches new high capacity loader

With the launch of a new high capacity loader, Siwertell demonstrates its commitment to finding solutions for any kind of operation, including the truly massive, and adding value through innovative designs and automation. The cargo handling market demonstrates a range of unique elements. No two ports are exactly the same in terms of their cargo mix or volumes, blueprint, or local climate.

S. Korean shipbuilders eye big LNG tanker orders from Qatar

South Korean shipbuilders are going all out to vie for 40 units of super large liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels from Qatars state-owned oil company Qatar Petroleum (QP) which recently visited their shipbuilding sites.QP officials toured major shipyards in Korea, China and Japan to assess their capacities to build super-sized LNG carriers…
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Dad’s World Was My Refuge, Until the Wind Storm Hit

That morning, I wake up too early. The walls are shaking. It sounds like the rest of the house has melted away, like my room is a ship in a storm. How can the wind be so loud? How can it rush through the room like a sieve? Its purple-dark and Im more disoriented than ever. The beige comforter is swallowing me. I rush down the stairs in the chill.My dads in the living room…

The Populist Makers and Dangerous Optimism : Indybay

The people vote and capital decides. Another capitalism appears that is marked by an anti-liberal and intolerant culture. The goal of the new capitalists is the same as the old capitalists: to make the rich even richer. Cheap money seduces to new speculation. The governing elites fail to prevent the threatening climate…

Accident at Port of Vancouver sends crane toppling onto container ship

An accident at the Port of Vancouver sent a massive crane toppling onto a cargo vessel early Monday morning. The container ship was berthing when it "came into contact" with a ship-to-shore crane at around 4 a.m., according to the terminal operator. The crane's boom came down on top of several shipping containers that were stacked seven high on the vessel, partially crushing some of them.

Caspian Kuryk Seaport Builds Shipment Capacity - Kazakh culture and traditions,Visit Kazakhstan,Ast

Over 2.5 million tonnes of freight will be shipped through the Kuryk seaport in 2019 compared to 1.5 million tonnes of shipped cargo in 2018. The Caspian Kuryk seaport located in Western Kazakhstan was put into operation two years ago. Since then it has become a pivotal component in the country’s transformation into a continental transport and logistics hub of Eurasia.

VO Chidambaranar port gets green nod for 5,720 cr capacity expansion plan

The expert appraisal committee attached to the ministry of environment, forest and climate change has recommended environment and coastal regulation zone (CRZ) clearances to V O Chidambaranar Port Trust (VOCPT) to expand the capacity of the Central government-run port located in Tamil Nadus Thoothukudi district with an investment of 5…

Oil slips on rising U.S. rig count, China industrial slowdown

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Monday after U.S. energy firms added rigs for the first time this year in a sign that crude production there may rise further, and as China, the world’s second-largest oil user, reported additional signs of an economic slowdown. FILE PHOTO: A VLCC oil tanker is seen at a crude oil terminal in Ningbo Zhoushan port, Zhejiang province, China May 16, 2017.

Scarlet Lady: Cruise like a rock star aboard Virgin Voyages' first ship | Lifestyle

The words cruise holiday and rock star dont usually go together.Unless youre talking about Virgin Voyages first ship, the adults-only Scarlet Lady, which will depart Miami for the Caribbean in 2020.The Richard Branson-backed cruise line has just released renderings of the ships 78 luxury RockStar Suites, which will be on the ships 15th deck.These will include 15 Mega RockStar Suites…

Brad Hewitt aiming for Goulburn Cup title :: Harnesslink

Spare Me Days from the Brad Hewitt stable is one of two locally trained harness racing horses engaged in Monday afternoon’s Goulburn Soldiers Club Frank and Edna Day Goulburn Cup.Runner up in the 2016 edition of the cup behind the Dennis Picker trained Condagen, Spare Me Days will be joined by David Hewitt’s Stanley Ross Robyn in an attempt to make it a home town win.The $31…

Exclusive: Ship in deadly Black Sea blaze was turned away from port over sanctions

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two ships ablaze in the Black Sea region, leaving at least 10 crew dead, caught fire while transferring fuel mid-sea after one vessel was barred from using its usual port in southern Russia due to U.S. sanctions risk, two sources told Reuters. An aerial view from a helicopter shows a rescue vessel during a fire-fighting operation following an accident involving two ships…

Families of Whiddy oil tanker disaster call for justice for the 51

A campaign group for the 51 people who died in the Whiddy oil tanker disaster revealed it will take High Court action unless the Government acts to introduce corporate manslaughter regulations and deliver justice for those who died 40 years ago. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and President Michael D Higgins were also urged to "stop…

Review Of Automotive Policy Gathers Steam

Six years after the Federal Government introduced the auto policy to engender backward integration in the industry; there are hues that same has not achieved the intent of moving the nations auto sector to another level.The National Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP) was introduced in October 2013, to encourage…

Port of Virginia installs four cranes to handle cargo growth – DC Velocity

TransportationJanuary 4, 2019Expansion project will boost container capacity 40 percent by 2020.By DC Velocity StaffThe Port of Virginia will receive four new ship-to-shore (STS) cranes on Monday as the latest step in its $320 million capacity expansion project set for completion in June, officials said Wednesday.Once operational, these 170-foot-tall cranes will be the largest on the U.S.

Saudi Ports Authority takes steps to boost export volume

Critical Contrast: Grupo TMM SAB (OTCMKTS:GTMAY) and Globus Maritime (GLBS)

Globus Maritime (NASDAQ:GLBS) and Grupo TMM SAB (OTCMKTS:GTMAY) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and risk. ProfitabilityThis table compares Globus Maritime and Grupo TMM SAB’s net margins…

Allegations of New Hazardous Waste Tied to Allens Ave Scrap Yard

Tuesday, June 30, 2015Kate Nagle, GoLocal Contributor View Larger +A plaintiff in Allens Avenue legal proceedings has said they have found "auto-fluff" on their property. A neighboring business to Sims Metals Management (SMM) on Allens Avenue, who has both a pending lawsuit and a petition before the city council against…

Cruise Like A Rock Star Aboard Virgin Voyages Adult-Only Scarlet Lady – CBS Philly

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook  | TwitterPHILADELPHIA (CNN) — The words “cruise holiday” and “rock star” don’t usually go together. Unless you’re talking about Virgin Voyages’ first ship, the adults-only Scarlet Lady, which will depart Miami for the Caribbean in 2020.The Richard Branson-backed cruise line has just released renderings of the ship’s 78 luxury “RockStar Suites…