Europe

Europe

29 Jan 2015
Greece’s new radical left wing government is set to freeze the planned sale of the state’s stakes in Athens airport, the port of Thessaloniki and rail companies as it seeks to tear up some of the conditions of its 240 billion euro ($271 billion) bailout agreement.
20 Jan 2015
The International Transport Workers' Federation has stepped up its protest of automation at the new Rotterdam World Gateway container terminal, and called for “all parties” to discuss RWG’s labor arrangements.
Port of Piraeus
20 Jan 2015
Container traffic soared 18.5 percent to nearly 3 million TEUs at Cosco Pacific’s Piraeus container terminal last year, again outpacing growth at Mediterranean rivals.
20 Jan 2015
Russia’s potential as an emerging logistics market was downgraded by 66 percent of respondents in the sixth annual Agility Emerging Markets Survey that was released Monday, with an additional 10 percent of the logistics professionals surveyed believing the market has lost all potential.
19 Jan 2015
Contship Italia, Italy’s biggest container terminal operator, boosted traffic by 5.7 percent in 2014 as surging volume at its part-owned Morocco transhipment hub more than offset flat traffic at its once high-flying domestic terminals.
Port of Rotterdam container port
19 Jan 2015
Container traffic jumped 5.8 percent in 2014 at the port of Rotterdam, putting it on track to post one of the highest increases in the fiercely competitive Le Havre-Hamburg port range after years of the port trailing its rivals.
15 Jan 2015
Wilhelmshaven’s bid to shake off its white elephant tag is set to gather traction in the coming weeks amid reports Maersk Line is about to bring four regular short sea services to Germany’s only deepwater port.
15 Jan 2015
Frankfurt airport’s freight traffic increased just 1.7 percent in 2014, lagging growth at its main European rivals, as pilots at Lufthansa, its biggest customer, staged nine strikes through the year.
14 Jan 2015
Faced with growing demand from retail and technology customers, UPS is expanding contract logistics operations in Europe.
14 Jan 2015
Eurotunnel unveiled plans for a 20 percent increase in freight capacity through the sub-sea rail tunnel linking the UK and France to keep pace with growing cross-Channel traffic.
13 Jan 2015
Lufthansa Cargo is “cautiously optimistic” about its performance in 2015 after filling nearly 70 percent of its capacity in a fiercely competitive market last year, CEO Peter Greber said.