Europe

Europe

04 Aug 2015
U.S. scrap metal exports took a tumble in the first half of 2015 and are expected to fall even more by year’s end, as the strong U.S. dollar continues to weigh on all American exports.
17 Jul 2015
There was plenty of “no comment” but no outright denials following reports that Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) was up for sale, suggesting that the carrier could very much be on the block.
16 Jul 2015
UPS expanded the insurance and logistics services it offers shippers of high-value cargo such as jewelry by acquiring Insured Parcel Services from G4S, a global integrated security company.
16 Jul 2015
Mediterranean Shipping Co. is testing the waters in Iran as it appears more likely United Nations sanctions will be lifted as part of a new nuclear agreement between the West and the pariah state.
16 Jul 2015
The French port of Marseille Fos is off to a strong start in 2015, with overall cargo volumes up 6 percent and containerized traffic at the deep-sea port up 10 percent.
16 Jul 2015
CMA CGM is beefing its Mediterranean to West Africa service less than a week after announcing a general rate increase from East Asia to West Africa, suggesting that container volumes in the region are growing.
16 Jul 2015
European shippers needing industrial spare parts to prevent the stalling of production lines will be able to take advantage of a new global distribution hub.
16 Jul 2015
German logistics operator DB Schenker and Austria’s Express Interfracht have been fined a combined 49 million euros ($54 million) by European Union trust busters for fixing freight rates for eight years.
15 Jul 2015
UPS added eight origin and five destination countries to its expedited Worldwide Express Freight service, which now serves 58 countries. The service focuses on urgent, heavy-weight palletized freight.
14 Jul 2015
The Russian trucking industry hauling containers is in crisis with demand plummeting because of Western sanctions on food imports and weak oil prices, but there’s no help from Moscow on the way.
13 Jul 2015
The bailout deal Greece struck with its creditors in the early hours of this morning in Brussels will have a major impact on the beleaguered nation’s shipping industry and its ports.