Europe

Europe

20 Nov 2014
In an effort to reduce congestion caused by mega-vessels, the Port of Hamburg has launched an initiative to better coordinate the handling of the vessels — even before they make their way up the estuary of the Elbe river.
13 Nov 2014
The British economy is expanding more quickly in 2014, putting more freight on motorways. Trucking or road transport operators in the United Kingdom, however, claim they aren’t seeing the profit margins they need to reinvest in their businesses and hire truck or lorry drivers.
11 Nov 2014
CEVA’s third-quarter earnings grew 6.7 percent from a year ago as the Netherlands-based supply chain management group posted market-beating increases in ocean and air freight volumes.
10 Nov 2014
DCT Gdansk, the Polish port operator, has finalized the 290 million euro ($363 million) financing for a second deep-water terminal at the leading Baltic Sea container hub.
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10 Nov 2014
Port congestion problems at some of North America’s largest gateways had a noticeable impact on vessel productivity in the first six months of 2014, according to JOC Group Port Productivity data.
09 Nov 2014
Notable quotes from sources in news stories and analysis on JOC.com from Monday, Nov. 3 through Saturday, Nov. 8.
08 Nov 2014
European retail services company Musgrave Retail Partners expands refrigerated transportation services by acquiring Irish firm Allied Logistics.
07 Nov 2014
The port of Antwerp is soliciting proposals from companies interested in operating a liquefied natural gas bunkering station, in order to meet growing global demand for the alternative fuel.
07 Nov 2014
Finnlines posted its best quarterly result in eight years and said full-year earnings could be the best since 2000 as it continues to boost cargo volumes in the face of economic uncertainty in its core Baltic Sea market.
07 Nov 2014
Federal Maritime Commissioner Richard Lidinsky called for global regulation of container shipping alliances today.
07 Nov 2014
Striking German locomotive drivers will return to work tomorrow evening, 36 hours earlier than planned, to avoid disrupting celebrations on Sunday to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.