Europe

19 Jul 2016
The EU has fined four of Europe’s largest truck manufacturers a record 2.93 billion euros ($3.3 billion).
After six years of rapid, acquisition-fueled growth, XPO is under growing pressure from some investors to show results.
18 Jul 2016
Shifting focus from acquisitions to profit-building, XPO works to convince investors it will succeed in the long-haul.
14 Jul 2016
The European Shippers Council today claimed container lines' recent commitments to the European Commission over general rate increase announcements “does not solve the price-fixing problem.”
13 Jul 2016
Russia’s competition regulator has imposed a temporary ban on the increase of stevedoring rates.
Wind farms like the one pictured are critical to the success of project cargo carriers.
12 Jul 2016
Nine offshore wind farm developers and the Scottish government will fund a study aimed at bringing the costs of wind energy closer to those of other sources of electricity.
Port of Hamburg, a major Asia-Europe gateway, expects traffic growth to be flat this year.
08 Jul 2016
Spot freight rates on the Asia-North Europe trade quickly gave back half of last week’s gains.
06 Jul 2016
The original deadline for binding bids was April 26, but Greece’s privatization agency has pushed it back three times.
05 Jul 2016
Russian container terminals and exporters didn’t experience any disruption tied to the new SOLAS container weight rule.
05 Jul 2016
The sale, which was agreed in April, hit a hitch last week after Cosco raised concerns that the Greek government had changed the terms of the deal.
The APM Terminals facility at Aarhus, Denmark, which APMT acquired for an undisclosed sum.
04 Jul 2016
“This acquisition reflects our confidence in the Danish market and our goal to expand our Scandinavia profile,” said Joe Nicklaus Nielsen, vice president and head of port Investments at APM Terminals.
01 Jul 2016
Trains are a critical tool that can be used to relieve port congestion, but in Europe they face a number of challenges.