Europe

Europe

28 Jul 2015
Airlines flying cargo between China and Europe will be hit hardest by Beijing’s One Belt, One Road trade strategy as the land bridge rail route proves too attractively priced to ignore, believes Steve Flowers, head of global freight forwarding at UPS.
27 Jul 2015
The operators of the first containerized rail train from China to the Port of Rotterdam will be followed by others in August and September, another sign of growing Asia-Europe rail momentum.
27 Jul 2015
Container trade at Russian seaports continues to decline as the first half of 2015 saw container traffic in Russia’s maritime basins decline anywhere from 12 to 32 percent year-over-year.
23 Jul 2015
The 2M shipping alliance between Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. can expand its vessel-sharing agreement on U.S. trade lanes connecting to Israel, Russia and Saudi Arabia after a 45-day review expired Thursday without U.S. Federal Maritime Commission action.
22 Jul 2015
UPS reportedly is in talks to acquire fast-growing Coyote Logistics, as round after round of logistics acquisitions this year increase speculation about potential mergers.
22 Jul 2015
FedEx Express is re-engineering its global network by replacing older, higher capacity planes with more efficient, technically advanced aircraft that have lighter payloads. The result should be a more efficient, higher yield operation in an era of slower air cargo trade.
22 Jul 2015
The average port delay of mega-ships at five major European gateways in June was just half that of the overall average vessel delays at the ports, according to the surprising findings of a study by CargoSmart.
21 Jul 2015
Russian and Chinese authorities are investigating whether container lines plying the trade lane between Russia and China set prices together, according to Alexander Kinyov, deputy head of the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service.
20 Jul 2015
The European Shippers’ Council adamantly opposed UPS’ proposed takeover TNT Express, but the group has no qualms with FedEx buying the ailing parcel provider for $4.8 billion.
17 Jul 2015
Transcontainer, Russia’s largest container rail shipping company, has had to adjust its plans to significantly expand its terminal network during the next several years as sanctions continue to take their toll on the Russian economy.
17 Jul 2015
There was plenty of “no comment” but no outright denials following reports that Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) was up for sale, suggesting that the carrier could very much be on the block.