NEWS BLOG

Trans-Rak: Bridge the new India-Middle East-Europe corridor, ship sustainably, and reach globally.

(22 February, 2024)

The 2023 G20 Leaders’ Summit, which took place in New Delhi, India, in September 2023, was a momentous occasion for the logistics sector – and one that could influence the future of international intermodal transport for decades to come.

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A Look At The Latest Innovations In Cargo Ship Firefighting Technology

(15 February, 2024)

In recent years, significant advancements in firefighting technology tailored for cargo ships have emerged, reshaping onboard fire safety and enhancing crew protection. These innovations play a crucial role in mitigating the risks associated with fires at sea. In this article, we'll explore some of the most notable developments in this field.

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The Transportation Of Electric Vehicles Simplified With R-Rak

(8 February, 2024)



Electric and hybrid cars have become a popular mode of consumer transport over recent years, with a growing number of drivers switching to a greener and more cost-effective choice of car.

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The Features Of The New P RAK System

(31 January, 2024)


One of the landmark events for Trans-Rak in 2023 was the launch of our new P-RAK system, or palletised cargo racking system, the latest in our range of customisable vehicle and cargo storage solutions for containerised transport.

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Burning Ships: Why RoRo Vessels Catch Fire

(1 December, 2023)

In January 2023 we published an article about the fire that took place on the RoRo vessel Midnight Sun while moored in port at Tacoma Washington, USA, in September 2022. With all credit due to the port authorities and the crew of the Midnight Sun, the blaze was put out quickly without injury or loss of life, and no cargo was being stored at the time.

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Trans-Rak Speaking At The ECG Conference 2023

(23 November, 2023)

Hot on the heels of the Intermodal Europe trade fair this past October, Trans Rak MD Paul Donaldson flew from Amsterdam to Copenhagen to attend the 2023 ECG Conference on 12th and 13th October. This year’s conference, organised by the ECG – the Association of European Vehicle Logistics, drew nearly 500 attendees from across the European finished vehicle logistics sector.

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Event Review: Intermodal Europe 2023

(16 November, 2023)

2023 has been a busy year for the team at Trans-Rak, so much so, that we are only just getting around to catching up on two of the really interesting events we attended back in October this year: Intermodal Europe in Amsterdam on 10th-12th October, and the ECG Conference in Copenhagen on 12th-13th of the same month. It was a hectic few days!

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What Can Go Wrong If Cars Are Not Properly Secured On Route?

(6 November, 2023)

With money and business reputation at stake, it may come as a surprise that many cars shipped by shipping container are not adequately secured during transit.

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What If Cars Got Smaller?

(18 October, 2023)

Over the past 25 years, cars on British roads have got progressively larger, with an ongoing trend for making cars bigger for the UK market. The average car has not only increased in width but also in length, fuelled by the growing popularity of robust SUVs (Sports Utility Vehicles) among urban car owners.

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The Impact of Global Ro-Ro Capacity On Containerised Car Transport Trends

(10 May, 2023)

One of the main reasons that automotive logistics businesses cite for choosing Ro-Ro (roll on, roll off) transport over containerised shipping for finished vehicle logistics is that Ro-Ro is cheaper and easier to arrange due to the large availability of Ro-Ro vessels.

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The Containerised Car Transport Guide

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