Europe

Europe

04 Sep 2015
Finnish postal operator Posti is in the middle of a four-day trial for parcel deliveries using a robotic drone helicopter to ferry packages between Helsinki and the island of Suomenlinna 2.5 miles offshore.
13 Aug 2015
Shippers looking to use rail between Europe and China have another option to consider as companies continue to
13 Aug 2015
One of the largest Russian investment holdings is betting that it can lure cargo from Southeast Asia away from Northern European ports through a planned Taman seaport — even after government backing faded.
12 Aug 2015
Finnish crane manufacturer Konecranes is joining forces with its bigger U.S. rival Terex Corp. in an all-share merger to create a $10 billion-a-year group that can better respond to stiffer competition from Chinese manufacturers and slowing European and North American demand.
12 Aug 2015
The Italian government plans to sell up to 40 percent of the state-owned postal company Poste Italiane in an initial public offering in October.
11 Aug 2015
Russia plans to increase container volume through the Baltic Sea via the opening of a Bronka seaport and CMA CGM weekly services set to begin calling the port in September.
11 Aug 2015
London Heathrow’s cargo traffic decreased by 5.4 percent in July from a year ago but the airport urged the government to approve an expansion of the airport to keep pace with growing trade with emerging markets.
11 Aug 2015
UPS plans to build a parcel distribution center adjoining London Gateway in a major boost to the container port’s bid to become one of Europe’s biggest logistics hubs.
07 Aug 2015
APM Terminals has acquired the Vado Ligure Reefer Terminal alongside its Vado container port on Italy’s North West coast which is due to open in 2018.
06 Aug 2015
Expeditors International made more gains in air freight and ocean container volume in the second quarter, despite the fading impact of the West Coast port crisis, which gave trans-Pacific air cargo more lift. That helped the forwarder boost both net revenue and profit.
06 Aug 2015
The Ukrainian government is considering easing the customs clearance of containers at seaports to stop the 30 percent plunge in container volume that has plagued the country since the eruption of tensions with Russia.