Europe

04 Feb 2016
Ukraine is slashing tariffs on container cargo transportation by 60 percent in an effort to attract more volume from China to the European Union, according PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia, Ukraine, the country’s largest railroad.
06 Jan 2016
Moving containers through Ukraine ports will be significantly simpler in 2016 as a result of an agreement between the country’s Ministry of Infrastructure and State Fiscal Service.
06 Jan 2016
Air France’s troubled cargo unit faces further disruption as unions have called for five days of strikes across the carrier in January.
04 Jan 2016
North Europe’s stagnant economy is expected to produce a decline in container volume at the region’s ports during the first half of 2016, Hackett Associates and the Hamburg-based Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics said.
04 Jan 2016
The port of Antwerp has called for its main rival Rotterdam to join forces to confront the challenge of China’s growing investment in southern Europe ports that could lure container traffic from the Le Havre-Hamburg range.
29 Dec 2015
PostNL, the Netherlands postal and parcel delivery company, has dismissed reports that it in discussions with Royal Mail over a takeover by its U.K. rival.
28 Dec 2015
Russia’s recently commissioned Bronka seaport is positioned to become a major Baltic hub thanks to its depth and proximity to the critical market of St. Petersburg.
23 Dec 2015
Russian regulators won’t levy fines against the five container lines it says colluded on prices in 2012 and 2013 on lanes connecting to Asia until next year.
23 Dec 2015
Mitsui-Soko Holdings Co., a major transportation and logistics service provider in Japan, has agreed to acquire a container terminal operator at home and established three new subsidiaries abroad to further expand its global operations.
23 Dec 2015
Truck traffic on the rail tunnel beneath the English Channel has hit an all-time high this year despite disruptions caused by the migrant crisis at the France port of Calais.
22 Dec 2015
China’s Cosco Pacific is reportedly the only company that has submitted a bid for a 51 percent stake in the state-owned port of Piraeus.