Europe

Europe

28 May 2015
Electronically tethered convoys may be on the horizon. A U.S. study looks at linking trucks via vehicle-to-vehicle technologies that control speed and braking for safer, more efficient transportation.
28 May 2015
Salvage and firefighting personnel have made progress in containing the fire on board the 33,772 dwt multipurpose ship Purple Beach in the German Bay near Wilhelmshaven.
27 May 2015
China is looking at investing in the outer reaches of the One Belt One Road trade footprint as state-owned China Merchants Group considers a deal with Lithuania’s port of Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea.
27 May 2015
A German-owned multipurpose vessel with a cargo of containerized fertilizer was evacuated Tuesday night in the North Sea after a fire broke out in one of its holds, according to the German Central Command for Maritime Emergencies.
26 May 2015
The truck leasing arm of Paccar plans gradual expansion across Australia as shippers and carriers replace the nation's aging heavy trucks and 'road train' tractors.
22 May 2015
High-tech companies around the world expect exports to grow over the next two years, but air cargo freight and passenger jets are set to gain not container lines.
21 May 2015
Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium are the biggest beneficiaries of increased U.S. demand for European goods and materials, according to PIERS, a sister product of JOC.com within IHS Martime & Trade.
21 May 2015
German locomotive drivers on Thursday called off their latest strike —the ninth in 10 months – and agreed to refer their dispute with Deutsche Bahn, the state-owned railway company, to arbitration.
20 May 2015
Palletways, one of several groups offering shippers a palletized freight network in Europe, says it plans eastward expansion as cross-border volume within its network grows.
20 May 2015
Alitalia’s announcement that it will not renew its partnership and joint venture accords with Air France-KLM paves the way for Etihad Airways, the carrier’s dominant 49 percent shareholder, to expand its European freight footprint.
19 May 2015
Despite an environment of overcapacity, two of the largest carriers in the Asia-Europe trade intend to increase freight rates on June 1.