Ian Putzger

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    West Coast ports boost capabilities as market runs hot


    The North America’s West Coast project logistics market is on a high, with heavy cargoes in support of the transmission system, solar energy and civil infrastructure particularly bountiful. Offshore wind projects may be in their early stages but the region’s ports as busy boosting their capabilities. 

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    Guyana’s star rises against challenging backdrop


    The Caribbean’s project logistics market is proving something of laggard, with an economic slowdown and cost inflation eroding confidence and delaying projects. A revitalised tourism industry should help to shore up government coffers, while the oil and gas sector continues to gather momentum. Ian Putzger reports.

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    Heavy-duty railfreight: Beefing up capabilities

    Increasing rates across all modes are posing serious questions of forwarders moving heavy cargoes contracted months ago. However, in the USA and Europe heavy railfreight operators have been strengthening their fleets, reported strong performances in 2020, and believe the prospects going forwards are promising. Ian Putzger reports.

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    Airships and drones prepare for heavy lift-off


    There have been calls for increased levels of innovation in the airfreight sector. Drones may find their calling for smaller deliveries on project sites, or in remote surveying; airships could carve a niche in inaccessible areas. Ian Putzger reports.