Europe

Europe

CMA CGM
21 Oct 2014
With reefer volumes surging, the world's third-largest carrier says it bought new refrigerated containers as part of a larger effort to handle 1 million reefer TEUs annually by 2015
06 Oct 2014
Potential Russian transit blocks and additional European Union sanctions could hurt both ports and railways in Latvia, and cripple the country's economy, Latvia's economy minister said.
06 Oct 2014
Chiquita Brands International of the U.S. and Dublin-based Fyffes have received the green light from the European Union for their proposed merger, creating the world’s biggest banana group after the Irish company released Maersk Line from an exclusivity shipping clause.
06 Oct 2014
Hapag-Lloyd has suspended its Rotterdam congestion surcharge in the latest sign that traffic is flowing more freely at Europe’s largest container hub following a summer marred by lengthening delays in cargo handling.
Wooden bedroom furniture
03 Oct 2014
U.S. imports of wooden bedroom furniture by dollar value have increased for four consecutive quarters, driven by an ongoing recovery in the real estate market and falling national unemployment numbers...
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Oct. 3
03 Oct 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October and November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
02 Oct 2014
Seko Logistics is expanding in the e-commerce market by investing in Metakinetic, an e-commerce marketing and design agency.
Port of Hamburg
02 Oct 2014
Germany’s Federal Court again delayed a final ruling on plans to deepen the navigation channels in the river Elbe to allow the port of Hamburg to handle the latest generation of mega-container ships.
WCI graph
02 Oct 2014
Spot rates from Asia to northern Europe in 2014 are nearly half of what they were a year ago, according to the World Container Index.
02 Oct 2014
Mediterranean Shipping Co today announced the appointment of Diego Aponte, son of founder Gianluigi Aponte, as President and CEO of the world’s second largest ocean carrier.
01 Oct 2014
The Port of Dover plans to spend up to £120 million (US$151.4 million) to add a container terminal and a distribution facility and to make other improvements after the port said it saw record volumes in 2012 and 2013 at the Southeast England port.