Europe

Europe

06 May 2015
Greek dock workers are due to stage a 24-hour strike on Thursday to protest the privatization of the ports of Piraeus and Thessaloniki.
21 Apr 2015
Frankfurt airport handled 6.4 percent less freight in March than a year ago as strikes by Lufthansa pilots resulted in the cancellation of intercontinental flights.
20 Apr 2015
Third-party logistics provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide has opened the doors at two new global forwarding offices: one in Ho Chi Minh City and another in Antwerp.
20 Apr 2015
The saving grace for carriers on the Asia-Europe trade battling record low freight rates has been lower bunker costs, but even at their present lows, with weakening load factors many ships will not be covering their unit costs, according to Drewry.
19 Apr 2015
There is anecdotal evidence that the stunning new lows for container spot rates being recorded by indices covering the Asia-Europe trade do not reflect the actual level to which the prices have fallen.
19 Apr 2015
Throughput jumped 7.2 percent year-over-year at the port of Rotterdam in the first quarter, driven in part by strong container traffic at Europe's largest port.
18 Apr 2015
Schedule reliability for the core east-west trade lanes hit a five-month peak in March, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
18 Apr 2015
There was an average of three major cargo thefts every day in Europe last year, driven in part by the growing p
inland waterway container barge to Duisport
17 Apr 2015
Duisburg, the world’s biggest inland port, boosted container traffic by 13 percent in 2014, outperforming its bigger rivals in the Le Havre-Hamburg range.
16 Apr 2015
In the first two months of 2015, Chinese exports by value to Hong Kong, its second-largest trading partner, fell 6.5 percent year-over-year, while outbound shipments to Japan, China’s third-biggest receive of its exports, slipped 0.4 percent in the same period, according to statistics from Global Trade Information Systems, a sister company of JOC.com within IHS Maritime & Trade.
Port of Antwerp
15 Apr 2015
Antwerp’s container traffic surged 9.5 percent in the first quarter from a year ago, outpacing growth in all other cargo sectors.