LOGISTICS A €200m project to develop a state-of-the-art dangerous goods logistics zone is due to be finished by the end of the decade. Stuart Todd reports on an exciting time for the sector in northern France
FRANCE Cutbacks to SWL services by Fret SNCF were expected to badly affect chemicals shippers but changes made by the operator have ameliorated those effects. Still, more could be done to help cargo owners, UIC says
Having recently announced that its intermediate bulk container (IBC) rental fleet has surpassed the 20,000-units mark, Germany's Hoyer reports that it has now further expanded the range of IBC services it offers in both Poland and France.
Italy has initiated a multilateral special agreement under RID, 13/2011, concerning the carriage of UN 1081 tetrafluoroethylene, stabilised, in battery wagons and multiple-element gas containers (MEGCs).