Europe

Europe

Zim container ship at Long Beach
22 Sep 2014
The European Shippers Council attacked the proposed 2M vessel-sharing agreement in a letter sent last week to the Federal Maritime Commission but is unlikely to convince the U.S. regulatory agency to reject the agreement involving the world’s two largest container lines.
12 Sep 2014
A navel-gazing session by container shipping companies on the need for improved product differentiation and better service did little to impress an audience of customers and industry experts here this week.
11 Sep 2014
The case and the severity of the sentence underscores international concern about truck driver fatigue and the enforcement of daily work limits and adequate rest periods.
11 Sep 2014
The Kremlin has approved Russian Railways’ financial contribution to an intermodal joint venture with the state railroads of neighboring Belarus and Kazakhstan...
10 Sep 2014
The chief of Hamburg port police says security at European ports needs a boost and is calling for greater cooperation among northern European port authorities.
10 Sep 2014
Looming global requirements for low-sulfur fuel are prodding ocean carriers to consider liquefied natural gas to power container ships on long-haul international routes as well as regional feeder services.
10 Sep 2014
Lufthansa Cargo saw traffic dip 1.1 percent in August from a year ago as an increasingly weak European market offset growth on reviving Asia-Pacific and North and South America routes.
08 Sep 2014
European economic growth might be flatlining, but you wouldn’t know it by the strong container import growth in the first half, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
08 Sep 2014
The gap between the sluggish European air cargo sector and the resurgent global market looks set to widen with two of the region’s leading carriers posting declines in freight traffic in August.
Maersk container ship
08 Sep 2014
A decade-long revamp of its culture is driving profitability gains at Maersk Line, the world's largest global container line.
06 Sep 2014
Chinese factories are still expanding production even though most orders for the holiday season in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere have already been shipped, suggesting global demand is building.