Europe

Europe

The price of low-sulfur fuel per metric ton in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, a global indicator of bunker prices, has dropped $46.21 in six weeks.
29 Jul 2014
Spot prices for low-sulfur bunker fuel sank for the sixth straight week last week, a total drop of just over 7 percent.
DP World Jebel Ali terminal operation
24 Jul 2014
DP World’s container traffic increased 9.3 percent on a like-for-like basis in the first half of 2014.
Port of Barcelona
23 Jul 2014
The Port of Barcelona's container volume rose 7 percent year-over-year in the first half of 2014.
23 Jul 2014
German banks’ toxic shipping loans are a matter of concern ahead of the European Central Bank’s stress tests, the International Monetary Fund warned.
Martinair
22 Jul 2014
Air France-KLM, Europe’s largest cargo airline by revenue, is about to reveal whether it plans to shed its dedicated freighter fleet.
22 Jul 2014
Panalpina’s ocean container traffic grew three times faster than the market in the second quarter, but barely made a profit for the global freight forwarding and logistics group.
Port of Rotterdam
21 Jul 2014
The Netherlands’ Port of Rotterdam Authority announced increased profit and revenue for the first half of the year...
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for July 18
18 Jul 2014
Multiple carriers have announced general rate increases on several trade routes to take effect in August.
Spot rates from Shanghai to Northern Europe sank 5.5 percent to $1,230 per TEU this week.
18 Jul 2014
Instability in the spot rate market continued this week, as spot rates from Shanghai to northern Europe, the Mediterranean and both coasts of the United States sank yet again...
18 Jul 2014
The Port of Antwerp plans to build a bunkering station to encourage use of liquefied natural gas by self-propelled river barges.
Port of Rotterdam ECT terminal
18 Jul 2014
The Port of Rotterdam’s container traffic rose 1.9 percent year-over-year in the first half, driven by higher volumes on Asian and North American routes, but growth again trailed that of neighboring Antwerp.