Europe

05 May 2016
The Italian ports and shipping community is mourning the loss of Marco Simonetti, the popular and highly regarded vice president of Contship Italia Group.
21 Mar 2016
Greece has delayed the March 21deadline for initial bids for state-owned freight and passenger rail company Trainose.
21 Mar 2016
Dutch ports, led by Rotterdam, are to appeal an EU ruling that they must pay corporation tax from next year.
21 Mar 2016
The European Shippers’ Council has urged the EU to "abolish" completely rather than modify ocean carriers’ pricing system of general rate increases.
21 Mar 2016
DP World has reached an agreement to acquire a 49 percent stake in the NUTEP terminal in Russia’s port of Novorossiysk with the Delo Group of Companies, one of the country’s largest transport groups.
21 Mar 2016
Paris-listed Bolloré Group, which holds 21 port concessions worldwide and operates 14 container terminals in Africa, announced a 2 percent drop in revenue for 2015 to $12.2 billion.
17 Mar 2016
CMA CGM is accelerating its expansion in West Africa, introducing a new fleet, extending coverage and upgrading an existing line, building on its extensive ocean service and inland transport corridors into the hinterland.
17 Mar 2016
Russia and China have signed an agreement to build a $300 million bridge over the Amur river to link the Russian border city of Blagoveshchensk with Heihe, China, paving the way for truck and containerized rail on the corridor.
16 Mar 2016
Cosco Pacific is being hotly tipped to clinch the bid for Greece’s state-owned rail operator just weeks after winning control of the nation’s largest port of Piraeus, a top Mediterranean container hub.
15 Mar 2016
U.S. transport and supply chain firm XPO Logistics has strengthened its presence in the U.K. after signing contracts with major supermarket chains Iceland and Aldi.
15 Mar 2016
The Russian government is preparing to launch the first of two new transportation corridors linking Russia’s Far East ports with China’s northeast provinces by taking steps intended to cut transportation costs by 15 percent.