Europe

Europe

Top 50 container ports -- who's up, who's down
02 Sep 2014
From the top to the bottom, here is a list of the ports that moved up in 2013, and those that are in danger of falling down — or even off — the list of the Top 50 World Container Ports.
02 Sep 2014
Although delays are starting to ease at the Port of Rotterdam, schedule reliability to the Dutch port plummeted this summer.
Samskip’s European intermodal network
02 Sep 2014
Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal has launched rail shuttle services between Duisburg, Germany, and Bettembourg, Luxembourg, creating a new link between Scandinavia and France and Spain and expanding its intermodal service.
Rotterdam high sulfur bunker prices rose 1 percent last week, and low sulfur bunker fuel followed suit, with a gain of 0.6 percent.
02 Sep 2014
After weeks of declining prices for both high and low sulfur bunker fuel, prices rebounded last week.
Cathay Pacific Cargo aircraft
02 Sep 2014
Global air cargo traffic surged 5.8 percent in July from a year ago and likely will continue to increase in the coming months, driven by accelerating economic growth in key Asian markets, according to the International Air Transport Association.
01 Sep 2014
The surging number of ultra large container ships has failed to create a European mega-hub with ocean carriers still operating multi-port rotations, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
01 Sep 2014
Fesco Transportation Group’s revenue and earnings declined in the first half as a weaker rouble and lower ocean freight rates offset higher container volumes.
31 Aug 2014
Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano has kept the local meteorological office busy, with the red level warning being
Weekly wrap-up for Aug. 30, 2014
30 Aug 2014
Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with grain handlers in the Pacific Northwest, ending a two-year battle between the two parties.
29 Aug 2014
Rickmers Group said “strained” markets, currency exchange and weak charter rates contributed to revenue and profit declines in the first half of 2014, and that conditions will remain difficult through the rest of the year.
The spot rate to the U.S. East Coast was $4,344 per 40-foot container this week.
29 Aug 2014
While some September 1 general rate increases seem to be successful, others have not taken hold, and spot rates in those lanes may drop to new lows.