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Apr 7, 2020
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Apr 7, 2020
Textainer Group Holdings Limited, one of the world’s largest lessors of intermodal containers, has announced its board of directors has authorised an increase to the company’s share repurchase programme of up to $25million (€22 million) of the company’s outstanding common shares.  Olivier Ghesquiere, president and chief executive officer of Textainer, said: “The... [Read More]

cleaning News
Apr 4, 2020
A UK-based bulk liquid and powder logistics firm is backing the national effort to see the country through the coronavirus pandemic. Abbey Logistics has announced it will pay frontline employees a recognition payment at the end of the year. This move, the company said, was an acknowledgement for their staff’s hard work and commitment during the COVID-19 pandemic. The... [Read More]

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Apr 4, 2020
Following the travel restrictions and health concerns caused by the Covid-19 outbreak around the world, the International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO) has cancelled this year’s conference in China. Taking all this into account - the travel restrictions, health concerns and the reduced nature of the show - the ITCO board has agreed that it would not be possible,... [Read More]

cleaning News
Apr 3, 2020
The global tank container fleet increased to 652,350 units across the globe in 2019, according to the International Tank Container Organisation’s (ITCO) annual tank container fleet survey. The organisation said that growth in the global tank container business had slowed down in the past year to 7.88%, compared to 10.81%in 2018. This, it said, was reflected the fall... [Read More]

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Mar 24, 2020
The Port of Savannah is bringing online 400,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) of annual container capacity at just the time when many port customers are seeking new storage options. “With slowing demand related to the coronavirus, port users need space to stage their cargo until that demand returns,” said Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch. “With... [Read More]

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Mar 13, 2020
A new contract has been sealed between Associated British Ports (ABP) and Felixstowe Agencies Ltd (FAL). The haulage services contract between ABP and FAL will boost customer offerings at the port. In addition, FAL has also invested £300,000 (266,000 euros) by purchasing 14 new vehicles to enhance their services and reaffirming its commitment to the project. The Port... [Read More]

Feature News
Mar 12, 2020
At the end of last year, representatives from across the European chemical logistics industry gathered at the Hyatt Regency in Düsseldorf, Germany,  for the European Chemical Transport Association’s (ECTA) annual meeting. After welcoming remarks from ECTA president Andreas Zink, who highlighted sustainability, digitalisation and improving customer experience as... [Read More]

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Mar 2, 2020
Trecora, a provider of specialty hydrocarbons and waxes, has signed a multi-year managed logistics service agreement with logistics solutions provider Odyssey Logistics and Technology. Trecora initially entered into a supply chain consulting agreement with Odyssey to evaluate logistics costs in ISO tank shipments, liquid bulk truck and rail operations. The agreement... [Read More]

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Feb 26, 2020
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) increased the number of checks carried out on companies’ chemical safety data by 50% in 2019, with 301 in-depth checks on almost 3,000 dossiers carried out. The Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and restriction of Chemicals (REACH) dossiers comprise important safety data that has been requested to clarify long-term effects... [Read More]

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Feb 20, 2020
Logistics provider Den Hartogh has opened a logistics cluster service in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium, following the success of a similar centre in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The new service centre, located in the heart of Antwerp’s chemical industry, will help secure customer supply chains by road, rail or barge. The company will offer the following services... [Read More]

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Feb 18, 2020
A new report published by the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) has found that South West Asia and Africa are lagging behind in the adoption of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). The research, which describes the current state of implementation of the GHS in 79 countries or regions, notes a ‘worrying trend’,... [Read More]

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Feb 17, 2020
Logistics services provider Van den Bosch has strengthened its position in Northern Europe through the acquisition of Swedish transport company Willis Larsson Transport. The family-owned company, which was founded in 1961 in Lidköping, Sweden, has acquired a strong position in the intermodal transport of dry bulk goods. Using its own modern fleet of trucks and 40-foot... [Read More]

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Feb 6, 2020
The HOYER Group has expanded its fleet with the addition of the 50,000th intermediate bulk container (IBC). The stainless steel containers are used to transport products in the food, chemical and cosmetic industries. The company has doubled its IBC fleet size in just five years, underlining the high level of demand for the containers. IBCs are used worldwide for... [Read More]

cleaning News
Feb 5, 2020
UK food grade road tanker Abbey Logistics has announced plans to open a non-food grade wash bay at its tank cleaning facility in Liverpool, UK in February. The company’s cleaning station provides tank cleaning services to both their own and other haulier’s tanker trailers. Abbey has operated its own wash bay facilities in Liverpool and Hull for over 20 years, with... [Read More]


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