The First Container Terminal is Russia's first container terminal to announce a plan to provide container weighing service to help shippers meet the new amendment to the International Maritime Organization’s Safety of Life at Sea convention.
13 Apr 2016
DP World Southampton will fit container-weighing equipment to its entire straddle carrier fleet to support the weighing service that the terminal will offer shippers from July 1, when the new SOLAS regulation will be enforced.
12 Apr 2016
Container traffic from South America’s east coast ports to Europe has rebounded so strongly in recent months that the northbound leg is now the dominant trade on the route, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
11 Apr 2016
With spot freight rates at stubbornly low levels on Asia-North Europe and Asia-Mediterranean over the last 12 months, Drewry expects the southern gateways to Europe to become increasingly viable versus the traditional mega-ports to the north.
08 Apr 2016
Container Terminal St. Petersburg, one of three container terminals at the Big St. Petersburg seaport, has gained market share by reducing its pricing and offering cheaper customs inspections.
08 Apr 2016
The Greek government today officially sold the country’s largest port, Piraeus, to China’s Cosco Group, prompting striking dockers to stage a protest march through downtown Athens.
07 Apr 2016
Global container lines operating in Russia that were found guilty of collusion in 2012 and 2013 plan are appealing the controversial decision of Russia’s Federal Anti-Monopoly Service that threw a shadow on their image in the country.
05 Apr 2016
Shippers moving their goods through Moscow could see their transportation costs rise 15 to 20 percent through a new ban on containerized cargo transiting through the Russian capital.
04 Apr 2016
Russia’s leading stevedoring companies have voiced their disdain for proposed initiatives of the Russian Federal Customs Service and some state officials to curb the powers of customs offices to service import-export cargo in the Big Port of St. Petersburg, Russia’s largest container port.
04 Apr 2016
TransContainer, Russia’s leading containerized rail operator, plans to make more investments in its network after posting a 22.6 percent year-over-year decline in net profit to 2.8 billion rubles ($60 million) even as revenue increased 16.2 percent to 42.5 billion rubles.
01 Apr 2016
Motor carriers seeking road permits for oversize or overweight loads in the European Union face a patchwork of country-by-country rules, with little automation to smooth the process.