Europe

Europe

01 Jul 2015
Freight forwarders and logistics providers today hailed a government-appointed commission’s call for a third runway to be built at London Heathrow airport, Europe’s fourth largest air cargo hub.
30 Jun 2015
CMA CGM will sign a $1 billion financing agreement with the Export-Import Bank of China on Wednesday when Chinese premier Li Keqiang visits the French carrier’s headquarters.
30 Jun 2015
Kazakhstan’s national rail operator and DHL Global Forwarding have signed a memorandum of understanding that will provide the logistics operator with additional block trains on the fast-developing land bridge between China and Europe.
29 Jun 2015
European ports’ hinterland connections will get a boost via the European Union’s largest-ever infrastructure investment totaling 13.1 billion euro ($14.5 billion).
29 Jun 2015
The European Union stepped up pressure on the Greek government to levy a higher tonnage tax and end tax breaks for the powerful shipping industry amid growing fears the country is heading for default and an exit from the eurozone.
29 Jun 2015
FedEx has formally asked European Union competition regulators to approve its 4.4 billion euro bid ($4.9 billion) for TNT Express two years after they rejected a planned 5.2 billion euro takeover by its U.S. rival United Parcel Service.
26 Jun 2015
Spurred by growing container volumes, terminal operator Hutchison Port Holdings’ Barcelona subsidiary has expanded the port’s hinterland connectivity.
26 Jun 2015
Soaring land prices and road congestion in southeast England could spur more shippers, particularly trading with mainland Europe, to move containers through the country’s northeast ports.
26 Jun 2015
Spot rates on the Asia-Europe and Asia-Mediterranean trades more than doubled in anticipation of general rate increases to be imposed next week and as carriers continued to withdraw sailings in a bit to cut back chronic overcapacity.
25 Jun 2015
The purchase of ReTrans, an intermodal and truck freight brokerage with more than $500 million in annual revenue, extends the reach of Kuehne + Nagel, the second-largest global 3PL, far beyond U.S. ports and into the nation's industrial heartland.
25 Jun 2015
The transportation focus of China’s One Belt One Road strategy has so far been on improving maritime and rail links with Europe, Asia and Africa, but Beijing this week brought aviation into the picture, and in a big way.