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Europe

20 Aug 2014
There are increasing signs that an Icelandic volcano could erupt, potentially disrupting shippers transporting goods via the freighters and in the bellies of passenger planes — much like an eruption on the island did in 2010.
U.S. waterborne containerized imports of auto parts were up 7.9 percent in the second quarter of 2014.
14 Aug 2014
Containerized auto parts imports into the United States continued to trend upwards in the first half of 2014, in a market that has seen growth of over 10 percent in the past two years.
Construction underway at APT Terminals Izmir
12 Aug 2014
APM Terminals Izmir ordered three ship-to-shore quay cranes and 10 rubber-tire gantry cranes from ZPMC for its new container terminal at Turkey’s port of Petkim.
12 Aug 2014
Bulk and tanker shipowner Scorpio Group said today that it will enter the container ship market by helping to build the l
Hamburg Express Hapag-Lloyd vessel
12 Aug 2014
Hapag-Lloyd swung to a €54.2 million ($72.6 million) net loss in the second quarter from a €20.9 million profit a year ago as falling freight rates and a weaker dollar offset a modest increase in container traffic.
Alitalia plane
11 Aug 2014
Etihad Airways plans to revive and expand Alitalia’s dormant cargo business after acquiring a 49 percent stake in the per
09 Aug 2014
Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA, the world’s largest deep-sea roll-on, roll-off carrier, posted a 30 percent decline in second-quarter profit as one-off charges offset a double-digit increase in cargo volume.
Weekly wrap-up for August 9, 2014
08 Aug 2014
Troubles in the Pacific Northwest dominated the news this week.
08 Aug 2014
Maersk Line, the world's largest container line, moved on Friday to cease bookings on agricultural goods that are barred from entry into Russia as of Aug. 7.
Thumbnail of interactive graphic on U.S. exports of chicken to Russia.
08 Aug 2014
Russia's one-year ban on food imports from the U.S. and other countries will hit U.S. poultry exports particularly hard, given Russian fondness for American frozen chicken.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for August 8
08 Aug 2014
Major container lines announced general rate increases taking place in mid-August through October this week.