International Forest Products Transport Association

Transport, Handling, Warehousing and Distribution of Forest Products

New joint venture - Saga Welco AS - will begin operation on October 1, 2014

The Port of Tyne handled a record 8.1 Mt in 2013

Renewed Investments in Forest Industry Innovation (IFIT) program could drive forest products innovations

Solidifies Footprint in Europe for Growing Customer Base

SPG, a specialty paper packaging company, becomes latest addition to Georgia-Pacific

New partnership between Resolute Forest Products and Mercer will commercialize sustainable new biomaterial

Combined road-rail transport market forecast to grow 5-6% this year

China's P3 rejection a wake-up call to US agency according to FMC's Doyle

Another step to improve operational and environment efficiency at Felixstowe

Line 'disappointed' but claims it can reduce costs and improve services independently after alliance blocked by China

Some improvement this year as efforts deepen to secure supply chains for shippers

Maersk gives up P3 Network after China rejects plan

Freight traffic snarled as result of strike in France

Rivers and lakes used to serve as the highways for transporting logs from forest operations to mills

Over past 2 years Canada's forest industry hired 8,000 new recruits and made a further environmental improvements

Freight at standstill as Fret SNCF industrial action enters sixth day

Agricultural shippers urge efficiency reforms as manufacturing migration towards South Asia offers east-coast alternative

Fourth round trip from Rotterdam to Bavaria successfully established

New study shows use of biomass will increase significantly by 2020

Current Metsa CEO Mikko Helander will move to another company

Louisiana mill produces "clean chips" from logs that have been debarked before the chipping process

New US Legislation Could Jump Start Harbour Deepening and Expansion Projects

Brazil dockworkers protesting the federal government's push to privatize port terminals

Higher export earnings from agro-based products, including forest products in Phillipines

Doncaster North Chord rail spur opens to relieve crowded East Coast Main Line

Pacific Maritime Association and dock unions meet as June 30 contract deadline looms

New COO for International Paper effective immediately

Forest Products Association of Canada provides detailed analyis of forest sector productivity trends

New sustainable portcentric warehouse next phase of Teesport development

Port of Liverpool adds new breakbulk service to answer increase in demand

IP has acquired remaining 25% of Orsa shares

Michael C Burandt Appointed Interim CEO of Wasau Paper

Canada to US: Use Existing Port Funding, Not New Cargo Tax

Joint Action Plan Ends Four-Week Strike at Port Metro Vancouver

New report shows export of forest products from Belarus is up 25% in 2013

New Canadian government initiative aimed to bolster international exports

Jay Goodgal with Castalia - Dry Bulk Blog Entry

US Deputy Secretary of Transportation to Deliver Featured Keynote

Forest products industry contributes $8 billion in total value to the state's economy

ASF Intermodal Passes Milestone and Expands Operations

History made as rail freight operator comes to the aid of stricken cargo vessel

Second post-panamax vessel handled since August 2013 at port of Rostock

US Vice President encourage port expansions due to Panama Canal expansion and larger ships

Shortsea sector hit by 'worst crisis in a generation'

Tonne of port throughput associated with $100 of economic value added

New delivery-by data will go live on September 15 at Norfolk Southern Intermodal

European Commission (EC) proposing new way to increase traffic on inland waterways

New bill creates a new role for the US Corp of Engineers

Netherlands-based Verbrugge Terminals to build a container/breakbulk terminal at the Belgian seaport of Zeebrugge