Europe

28 Apr 2016
The government of Ukraine plans to significantly reduce tariffs on container shipments via the trans-Caspian international transport route.
01 Apr 2016
Since the beginning of this year volumes across Russia’s shipping industry have begun to show signs of recovery after a dismal 2015 in which Western sanctions and the low price of oil devastated the country’s transportation firms.
01 Apr 2016
Russian railway monopoly RZD is offering significant discounts to shippers in a bid to remain competitive with over-the-road trucking, which carries the largest share of Russia’s cargo volumes.
31 Mar 2016
The top Europe-based global freight forwarders were able to maintain or improve their earnings despite volatile freight rates and stagnating cargo volumes in 2015.
31 Mar 2016
The newly built Bronka seaport plans to end Big Port St. Petersburg’s and Ust-Luga’s dominance of Russia’s Baltic Basin through a flexible pricing policy.
30 Mar 2016
The significant decline in Russia’s container traffic as a result of sanctions and an ongoing economic crisis is transforming not only the routes that cargo in Russia takes, but also the underlying dynamics of the country’s shipping business.
30 Mar 2016
Cosco Pacific’s decision to commit more than $1 billion at the beginning of the year to acquire control of the port of Piraeus, once a sleepy and inefficient backwater, is already looking like a winning investment.
30 Mar 2016
HHLA, Hamburg’s leading container handler, has ruled out a recovery in seaborne traffic at its terminals this year following a double-digit decline in 2015 and said it will focus on expansion of its intermodal operations.
29 Mar 2016
The government of Ukraine is struggling to replace transshipment container traffic that has been lost to the country’s ongoing economic crisis caused by its civil war and Russian sanctions.
28 Mar 2016
Moscow’s share of overland transshipment traffic fell to 35 percent in 2015 from its typical figure of 75 percent, according to Russia’s Ministry of Transport, as the country’s overland logistics network reorients itself away from the country’s capital toward China and the Asia Pacific.
26 Mar 2016
Waberer's International increased revenue to 522.5 million euros last year, but Europe's refugee crisis, coupled with a Russian embargo, made moving truckloads across borders more difficult.