Up-to-date news on intermodal transport and developments within UNIT45.

Deepsea goodnight


When first introduced, the 45ft deepsea container was intended for use in the transpacific trades. However, such containers are now widely used in the trades linking Europe with Asia and North America. What is not widely appreciated is that when they are transported on roads within the EU, most of these containers are being moved illegally. And with effect from 1 January 2007,....

UNIT45 rental fleet set to top 2000 containers


Unprecedented demand for 45ft palletwide containers has prompted UNIT45 B.V., the Dutch 45ft container specialist, to increase the size of its orderbook for new containers intended for its rental fleet. Having said six months ago that...

Bilbao ideal for UNIT45


For the Dutch 45ft container specialist UNIT45, ITL 2005 could not be happening in a better place. The company is seeing increasing interest in...

UNIT45 hits 1000 mark


UNIT45 BV, the Dutch 45ft container specialist, is rapidly expanding its leasing fleet. From zero in April 2003, it will pass the 1,000 mark in June 2005 with its latest delivery of newbuild containers from China and is now adding approximately 100 containers every month. According to Managing Director Jan Koolen....