Europe

Europe

15 Sep 2014
Mediterranean Shipping Co. today unveiled surcharges of up to $165 per 20-foot container on North European and North American routes that will be subject to new low-sulfur limits in 2015.
Hapag-Lloyd's Hamburg Express container ship
14 Sep 2014
Container freight rates will stabilize and may trend upward over the next few years despite the existing overcapacity of vessel space because of the expansion of existing carrier alliances and the creation of new ones, according to Rolf Habben Jansen, CEO of Hapag-Lloyd.
12 Sep 2014
All major trade lanes saw a dip in spot rates for the week ahead, according to the latest reading of the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index...
12 Sep 2014
The European Union has opened the bidding for a record 11.9 billion euros [$15.5 billion] of funding for projects to improve transport links and remove logistics bottlenecks across the 28-nation bloc.
12 Sep 2014
European shipping lines, ports and cargo airlines are bracing for a further loss of business and possible service interruptions as the Kremlin weighs its response to the latest EU sanctions over Russia’s role in the Ukraine conflict.
12 Sep 2014
A navel-gazing session by container shipping companies on the need for improved product differentiation and better service did little to impress an audience of customers and industry experts here this week.
11 Sep 2014
The case and the severity of the sentence underscores international concern about truck driver fatigue and the enforcement of daily work limits and adequate rest periods.
11 Sep 2014
The Kremlin has approved Russian Railways’ financial contribution to an intermodal joint venture with the state railroads of neighboring Belarus and Kazakhstan...
10 Sep 2014
The chief of Hamburg port police says security at European ports needs a boost and is calling for greater cooperation among northern European port authorities.
10 Sep 2014
Looming global requirements for low-sulfur fuel are prodding ocean carriers to consider liquefied natural gas to power container ships on long-haul international routes as well as regional feeder services.
10 Sep 2014
Lufthansa Cargo saw traffic dip 1.1 percent in August from a year ago as an increasingly weak European market offset growth on reviving Asia-Pacific and North and South America routes.