Milestone on Sugar Loaf Mountain
The ports reform law has now been passed by Brazil’s congress and the state president, Dilma Rousseff. Shipping companies will be able to bid for concessions from now on. In the meantime, port congestion in Brazil is reaching an all time high.
Innovative freight car design
The cargo division of the Austrian state railway (OeBB) and Innofreight signed a memorandum of understanding at the transport logistic trade fair in Munich at the beginning of June. The pact further intensifies the partnership between the two enterprises.
Austria’s gateway to the world
The Slovenian port of Koper is on the Adriatic coast and therefore a good few hundred kilometres from the Austrian border. Connections between Slovenia and the country in the Alps, however, could hardly be closer as Koper has developed into the most important handling port for...
A reservation for Friday
The Rhine is one of the most-used inland waterways in the world. The number of containers transported on the river to and from the western ports continues to rise. The Swiss inland ports on the Rhine and the partners in the association Rhein Ports Basel-Mulhouse-Weil are now...
Spedlogswiss – Changing of the guard
Spedlogswiss, the Swiss association of forwarding and logistics companies, recently held its 93rd ordinary general meeting in Lucerne. A new president, in the shape of Thomas de Courten, was elected.
«Promoting logistics activities is one of our key tasks»
The port of Barcelona is undertaking the most comprehensive investment programme in its history. At the same time, the Spanish economy continues to make headlines – albeit for all the wrong reasons. Sixte Cambra, the president of the port of Barcelona, talks to the ITJ about the...
Gebrüder Weiss sees turnover rise in 2012
Gebrüder Weiss, an Austrian transport and logistics company based in Lauterach (Vorarlberg), boosted its net sales to EUR 1.15 billion in business year 2012, 8% more compared to the previous year.
The American airship dream
Californian engineering firm Worldwide Aeros aiming to put Zeppelins back in the skies
A new record set in Mumbai
The «HHL Richards Bay», a Hansa Heavy Lift unit, set a record in the port of Mumbai recently, completing the heaviest single lift ever to cross the quayside in the port of Mumbai.
Frigo-Trans adheres to EU rules in advance - Compliance...
Frigo-Trans has been awarded permission for the wholesale transport of temperature-controlled pharmaceutical goods, as laid down in German and EU laws and guidelines.