Europe

Europe

Triple E class container ship Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller
19 Aug 2014
Maersk Line reported a profit of $547 million for the second quarter as the container shipping division helped drive up the Maersk Group’s half-year earnings by 42 percent year-over-year.
05 Aug 2014
KKR, the U.S. private equity fund, has agreed to sell Turkey’s UN Ro-Ro to a joint venture between two local investment firms.
Intermodal train
04 Aug 2014
Declining operating standards across Europe’s rail network are threatening the future of intermodal transport, a leading combined transport company warned.
Weekly wrap-up for August 2, 2014
02 Aug 2014
Port Metro Vancouver’s penalty system for terminals is cutting truck turn times and drawing attention from other North American ports struggling with drayage challenges. And congestion seen earlier this year at Rotterdam has continued, prompting diversions and surcharges, and the congestion is spreading to other ports in the North Europe range.
01 Aug 2014
The G6 Alliance is performing abysmally compared with its competitors when it comes to schedule reliability, according to a new SeaIntel report.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for August 1
01 Aug 2014
Several container lines announced this week general rate increases for the month of September.
SCFI: Shanghai to Northern Europe
01 Aug 2014
August general rate increases have given a boost to spot rates on all of the major lanes this week.
01 Aug 2014
IAG’s cargo revenue slumped more than 12 percent in the second quarter as the carrier exited freighters.
ECT Delta East terminal
01 Aug 2014
Hapag-Lloyd announced it is temporarily diverting vessels deployed on one of its Europe-Asia services from Rotterdam to Antwerp as congestion worsens at Europe’s biggest container port as the peak shipping season gathers speed.
Lufthansa Cargo
31 Jul 2014
Lufthansa Cargo today posted another profitable quarter despite lower traffic and revenue, overcoming a weakening global air freight market that has trapped many of its leading rivals in the red.
30 Jul 2014
Expectations of a solid peak season from Asia to both Europe and North America could lead to higher ocean container freight rates in the third quarter, but the gains are likely to be only temporary.