Europe

Europe

31 Mar 2015
In the midst of ongoing congestion at the Port of Antwerp, CaroTrans has announced it will be starting an expedited Le Havre-Charleston import service bypassing the Belgian gateway entirely.
31 Mar 2015
Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners and Infracapital are selling a combined stake of at least 30 percent in Associated British Ports, the U.K.’s biggest ports operator, for about £1.6 billion ($2.37 billion).
31 Mar 2015
Fesco Transportation Group’s profit soared 30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, but the weak ruble and lower rail freight rates dragged down the full-year result.
30 Mar 2015
HHLA’s operating profit jumped 10 percent in 2014 as it handled record volumes of containers at its three Hamburg terminals.
30 Mar 2015
China’s Cosco Pacific will bid for a majority stake in Greece's port of Piraeus after the country's new socialist government apparently reversed course on its opposition to port privatization.
27 Mar 2015
A week after announcing its formation, a new shipper coalition in Shanghai lambasted container lines for focusing on price to the detriment of service.
27 Mar 2015
A leading European barge operator will levy a congestion surcharge on containers shipped to and from Rotterdam next week.
25 Mar 2015
The Asia-Europe trade needs a system similar to the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement on the transpacific route so carriers can apply general rate increases and set surcharges in a more consistent and transparent way, a leading industry analyst says.
24 Mar 2015
China is expected to step up pressure on Greece to revive the stalled privatization of the port of Piraeus during a visit to Beijing this week by ranking members of the new Athens government.
23 Mar 2015
DCT Gdansk has ordered 15 rubber-tire gantry cranes from Konecranes for scheduled deployment at the Polish terminal in the second half of 2016.
20 Mar 2015
The British government will consider ways to reduce a shortage of truck drivers that shippers and carriers say threatens economic growth in the U.K., including finding funds for driver training.