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Caro Trans adds India-US service

A new direct LCL import service from Nhava Sheva (India) to Charleston SC (USA) has been established by the NVOCC and ocean freight consolidator Caro Trans.

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Terminal reopens after face-lift

A newly renovated terminal has been reopened in the eastern part of Montreal. The facility is operated by the company Mtl Link Multimodal Solutions, which invested CAD 12 million in the refurbishment.

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Forwarding from UK to Germany made easy

New offers have been launched by Europa Road, a division of the logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group. Two five per week services between the UK and Rothlein, and the UK and Ense (both Germany), have been created as part of Europa's programme of investment to enhance its hub in Dartford (UK).

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CMA CGM delivering solid Q2 results

Despite a sharp fall in freight rates and industry overcapacity, the French liner shipping company, CMA CGM, reported that its share of the group's consolidated net profit amounted to USD 156 million, up 66.7% on Q2/2014

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Ro-ro ops kick off in Pipavav

India's automobile industry and Gujarat Port Pipavav celebrated a milestone when 1,300 new Indian-built Ford automobiles were loaded onto the "Grand Dahlia" on 27 August for delivery to Mexico.

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A big step towards Europe

The Baltic states Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are cultiva­ting their role in the European Union. The EU’s TEN-T Days were held in the Latvian capital Riga recently, where the Rail Baltica project, amongst other undertakings, was naturally accorded a key position.

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Logistics firms fight for 3PL market share

Though many Vietnamese logistics firms have become integrated 3PL (third-party logistics) service providers, they can only join the market at a primary level.

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Van Dieren acquisition accomplished

All the remaining shares of Van Dieren Sweden have finally been acquired by Samskip Multimodal, an enterprise founded in Iceland. The takeover includes changing the brand into Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal.

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One man’s meat...

The balance of power between the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach shifted slightly in July. LA, the largest hub, recorded a ­container volume slump, particularly on the export side. Long Beach, in turn, was pleased with its throughput growth. In the shadow of the rivalry between the two centres on the west coast, a third gateway on the other side of the pan-continental country benefited.