Europe

Europe

23 Oct 2014
Third-party logistics provider CEVA Logistics said it will spend $20 million to expand and update its United Kingdom truck fleet.
Weekly wrap-up: Maersk news, carrier rankings and LA fire
27 Sep 2014
Maersk Line-related stories dominated on JOC.com this past week. The No. 1 container carrier again made news with more 2M developments, plans for new ship orders and comments from its CEO.
26 Sep 2014
The executive branch of the European Union has taken Spain to court over security at its ports.
25 Sep 2014
Finnish short-sea operator Containerships has ordered two more ships that will run on LNG or conventional marine fuels in the Baltic and North seas.
Zim container ship at Long Beach
22 Sep 2014
The European Shippers Council attacked the proposed 2M vessel-sharing agreement in a letter sent last week to the Federal Maritime Commission but is unlikely to convince the U.S. regulatory agency to reject the agreement involving the world’s two largest container lines.
22 Sep 2014
The southern Italian port of Taranto, once a leading transhipment hub, faces an uncertain future after losing its last long-haul intercontinental service in the latest shake up in the fiercely competitive Mediterranean container market.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Sept. 19
19 Sep 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
17 Sep 2014
China-Europe rail services continue to grow in popularity with DHL the latest forwarder to offer a new weekly scheduled block train from Suzhou to Poland.
cattle in Brazil
16 Sep 2014
The tit-for-tat imposition of embargoes between Russia and the West has opened the door for Brazil beef exporters to significantly expand shipments to Russia in recent months, with greater growth likely in 2015.
16 Sep 2014
Global Ports, Russia’s largest container terminal operator, reported a jump of 30 percent in profit for the first half of 2014, as favorable ruble-dollar exchange rate movements offset a drop in cargo volumes.
15 Sep 2014
Mediterranean Shipping Co. today unveiled surcharges of up to $165 per 20-foot container on North European and North American routes that will be subject to new low-sulfur limits in 2015.