The world's second-largest transport operator is adding more than 41,000 postal codes to its international guaranteed package service, expanding its delivery footprint in Asia and other regions.
12 Oct 2015
The Egyptian government is being asked to provide more clarity into plans for the development of the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) as it seeks foreign investment to meet its ambitious goals for the area around the canal.
11 Oct 2015
Growth in consumption of fruits, vegetables, meat and fish in emerging and newly industrialized countries should accelerate in the coming years, creating tailwinds for reefer container and specialized reefer operators.
29 Sep 2015
The fast-growing port of Dar es Salaam is working to double its annual capacity to 30 million metric tons per year and reduce dwell times from nine days to five by 2020, in an effort to become the top gateway to landlocked East African countries.
28 Sep 2015
There is no “medium-term” prospect of the European Union expanding sulfur emission regulations for container lines to the Mediterranean, a Port of Barcelona executive said last week.
28 Sep 2015
DHL Express has promoted a veteran African logistics executive to managing director of Sub-Saharan Africa operations for the global parcel giant.
26 Sep 2015
The ro-ro vessel Höegh Transporter has been released from detention in the Kenyan port of Mombasa where it was held for more than a week after authorities found undeclared weapons in a consignment of United Nations military vehicles from Mumbai.
24 Sep 2015
Hapag-Lloyd announced it is upgrading its West Africa Express, or WSX, service by adding a direct westbound call at Durban, South Africa starting Oct. 17 with the arrival of the Busan Trader at the South African port.
21 Sep 2015
The Bolloré Group plans to spend $120 million to octuple the annual capacity of its container terminal in the port of Freetown, Sierra Leone, to 750,000 twenty-foot equivalents after volume rose 30 percent over the last four years.
15 Sep 2015
Expecting a 27 percent jump in container volume for this year, APM Terminals is spending $34.5 million over the next two years to double capacity at its facility at the Port of Monrovia, the only Liberian container gateway.
14 Sep 2015
Shippers moving good through the rapidly-growing port of Mombasa may soon have to pay steep new fees if the governor of the port’s county has his way, a move that could shift cargo to rival Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.