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Port of Nansha to build new mega-warehouse complex
Not satisfied with just being one of the world’s five busiest container ports, the Port of Nansha in southern China is building a mega-warehouse complex that will include six eight-storey buildings, for a combined storage capacity of nearly 500,000 tons, according to a report by Ajot 100. Phase one of the new construction port will be completed by March 2021.
Kloosterboer starts construction of Cool Port II
Largest container ship in the world calls on Port of Antwerp
Coronavirus reduces global demand for containers
Danish shipping giant Maersk has predicted that shipping volumes will drop by as much as 25% in the second quarter of 2020 as a direct result of the impact of the current pandemic on global trade. Nevertheless, in a statement, CEO Søren Skou said Maersk is “strongly positioned to weather the storm”. Indeed, the firm posted a profit of US$197 million for the first quarter of 2020.
LCL continues expansion in Netherlands market
TX Logistik doubles number of round trips for Coop in Sweden
© TX Logistik, Jens Albinus
Troisdorf, 20 April 2020 –
TX Logistik AG, a company specialized in Europe-wide transport services and part of the Italian railway group Polo Mercitalia (FS Italiane Group), has expanded its rail freight traffic in Sweden. As of 6 April, the number of trains between Bro (Stockholm) and Malmo for the Swedish retail chain Coop was increased from 10 to 20 per week. The connection is used to supply foodstuffs to the supermarkets in the south of the country.
Maersk “committed to guaranteeing supply chain”
Intelligent Delivery and Primafrio sign partnership
Ermua-based company Intelligent Delivery (ID), a pioneer in Click & Collect solutions in the Iberian Peninsula, has signed an agreement with Primafrio, a leading European fresh produce transportation to develop better logistics for the sector. For Primafrio Group, the move represents a further step in its commitment to new technologies, horizontal diversification within the logistics sector and the development of transport solutions that minimise environmental impact, in line with its CSR policy.