Europe

Europe

inland waterway container barge to Duisport
17 Apr 2015
Duisburg, the world’s biggest inland port, boosted container traffic by 13 percent in 2014, outperforming its bigger rivals in the Le Havre-Hamburg range.
16 Apr 2015
In the first two months of 2015, Chinese exports by value to Hong Kong, its second-largest trading partner, fell 6.5 percent year-over-year, while outbound shipments to Japan, China’s third-biggest receive of its exports, slipped 0.4 percent in the same period, according to statistics from Global Trade Information Systems, a sister company of JOC.com within IHS Maritime & Trade.
Port of Antwerp
15 Apr 2015
Antwerp’s container traffic surged 9.5 percent in the first quarter from a year ago, outpacing growth in all other cargo sectors.
14 Apr 2015
Net earnings at the world’s largest ocean freight forwarder crept up in the first quarter, but revenue dipped.
Syrian refugees
10 Apr 2015
Merchant ship operators have joined with seafarers’ unions urging European Union member states to take immediate action to curb the growing humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean, which they say is putting crews and schedule reliability at risk.
09 Apr 2015
Budapest, Hungary-based Waberer's International is building a network of trucking subsidiaries in Western Europe to connect with local shippers and expand its business faster.
07 Apr 2015
After FedEx Corp. unveiled a $4.8 billion deal to acquire Dutch company TNT Express this week, the immediate focus was on how the merger would significantly boost the U.S.-based company’s footprint in the European express market.
07 Apr 2015
Trans-Atlantic shippers in February experienced the worst service in three years, according to SeaIntel Maritime Analysis.
TNT aircraft, A300
07 Apr 2015
TNT Express said it will open talks shortly with potential buyers of its cargo airlines following FedEx’s agreed 4.4 billion-euro ($4.8 billion) takeover.
07 Apr 2015
FedEx Corp. on Tuesday unveiled a €4.4 billion ($4.8 billion) agreed takeover of TNT Express, two years after European regulators shot down United Parcel Service’s bid for the Dutch company.
Piraeus container port
02 Apr 2015
The on-again, off-again privatization of the port of Piraeus has been thrown into further doubt following conflicting statements by Greek government ministers.