Belgium

Belgium

24 Nov 2014
The port of Antwerp is at a standstill as dockers stage a 24-hour strike to protest the Belgian government’s austerity program aimed at reducing the country’s soaring national debt.
14 May 2014
Mediterranean Shipping Co. is consolidating all its activities in Antwerp in a single terminal and quitting its current facility more than 15 years before its concession expires to handle an expected increase in traffic when it launches joint services with Maersk and CMA CGM in the P3 Network.
25 Apr 2014
Container traffic through the port of Antwerp grew just 0.9 percent in the first quarter from a year ago...
The Fortunagracht, which is being employed on the Cleveland-Europe Express.
17 Apr 2014
Interest in a container and breakbulk service between Cleveland and North Europe launching this month has been fueled by erratic service at U.S. East Coast ports and unreliable service via surface transportation, according to users of the service.
02 Apr 2014
Maersk Group signed an agreement with China Shipping paving the way for negotiations on further collaboration on new container terminal projects and the establishment of joint ventures with its port arm, APM Terminals.
Port of Rotterdam
06 Mar 2014
The port of Rotterdam said it’s missing out on almost one million standard containers a year because rival ports in Germany and Belgium, led by Hamburg and Antwerp, receive “unfair” financial support from their governments.
CMA CGM’s upgraded FEMEX service.
18 Feb 2014
CMA CGM has extended its FEMEX service in the Black Sea with the addition of three new calls in Samsun, Turkey; Novorossiysk, Russia; and Constanta, Romania.
Antwerp’s Duerganck dock.
12 Feb 2014
The Port of Antwerp said it will proceed with plans to expand container handling facilities for Mediterranean Shipping Co., its biggest customer, as it has not received alternative proposals.
U.S. containerized imports through December 2013. Source: PIERS
13 Jan 2014
U.S. containerized import volume inched up 0.3 percent year-over-year in December, according to advance figures from PIERS...
Port of Antwerp
30 Dec 2013
Port of Antwerp’s container traffic shrunk 0.7 percent in 2013 from a year ago, but is set to accelerate next year after the world’s three largest ocean carriers launch their P3 alliance.