Shallow water levels on the Rhine and Danube rivers in Germany mean that fully loaded freight vessels are unable to sail through some of the river sections.
CAN$100 million will be made available to companies that wish to develop projects in Greater Montreal connected with the Port’s logistics chain.
The autonomous train, consisting of three locomotives and carrying around 28 000 t of iron ore, travelled over 280 km from Rio Tinto’s mining operations in Tom Price to the port of Cape Lambert.
In the midst of Aurizon's threat to halt the movement of coal, coal exports were reportedly higher this year compared to 2017 due to stronger global demand and the impact of Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
QRC believes a new Australian Government report highlights the risk of “potential capacity losses from proposed changes to the maintenance schedule of Aurizon, the rail network operator of the Central Queensland Coal Network.”
The troubled rail firm believes controversial changes to its maintenance regime in Queensland will reduce the state’s coal haulage capacity by 20 million tpy in 2019.
Thyssenkrupp has supplied new quadruple rail car dumpers and shiploaders to the Caofeidian coal terminal in China.
The Rail Delivery Group Freight Board has appointed DB Cargo UK’s Chief Executive as Chairman of the Board.