Europe

24 May 2016
A rule change that enters force September 1 in Russia threatens shippers and foreign over-the-road transportation companies with increased costs.
05 May 2016
The Italian ports and shipping community is mourning the loss of Marco Simonetti, the popular and highly regarded vice president of Contship Italia Group.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights
05 May 2016
U.K. shippers planning to weigh the contents and packaging of a container before adding that sum to the tare weight to gain the verified gross mass will have to pay a fee.
05 May 2016
Although Amazon is not in the transportation business, FedEx, UPS and DHL can’t ignore Amazon’s competitive challenge, Satish Jindel, president of SJ Consulting Group, said.
03 May 2016
The Turkish port operator Yilport took another step toward its goal of becoming a top 10 global container terminal operator by 2025.
03 May 2016
Maersk Line is poised to disclose its first-quarter results after a bruising three months.
28 Apr 2016
The government of Ukraine plans to significantly reduce tariffs on container shipments via the trans-Caspian international transport route.
28 Apr 2016
The cost of transshipping containers by truck using international motor carriers in Russia has doubled.
27 Apr 2016
Deutsche Bahn, Germany’s state-owned railway, is pressing ahead with plans to list its DB Schenker logistics unit on the stock market.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights
26 Apr 2016
Russia is developing a plan to certify container weighing scales so exporters can meet the International Maritime Organization’s verified gross mass rule with less than 70 days before it takes effect.
26 Apr 2016
Eurogate has signed a contract to operate the Limassol Container Terminal, expanding the German port group’s Mediterranean footprint.