Europe

Europe

19 Apr 2015
Throughput jumped 7.2 percent year-over-year at the port of Rotterdam in the first quarter, driven in part by strong container traffic at Europe's largest port.
18 Apr 2015
Schedule reliability for the core east-west trade lanes hit a five-month peak in March, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
18 Apr 2015
There was an average of three major cargo thefts every day in Europe last year, driven in part by the growing p
inland waterway container barge to Duisport
17 Apr 2015
Duisburg, the world’s biggest inland port, boosted container traffic by 13 percent in 2014, outperforming its bigger rivals in the Le Havre-Hamburg range.
16 Apr 2015
In the first two months of 2015, Chinese exports by value to Hong Kong, its second-largest trading partner, fell 6.5 percent year-over-year, while outbound shipments to Japan, China’s third-biggest receive of its exports, slipped 0.4 percent in the same period, according to statistics from Global Trade Information Systems, a sister company of JOC.com within IHS Maritime & Trade.
Port of Antwerp
15 Apr 2015
Antwerp’s container traffic surged 9.5 percent in the first quarter from a year ago, outpacing growth in all other cargo sectors.
14 Apr 2015
Net earnings at the world’s largest ocean freight forwarder crept up in the first quarter, but revenue dipped.
Syrian refugees
10 Apr 2015
Merchant ship operators have joined with seafarers’ unions urging European Union member states to take immediate action to curb the growing humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean, which they say is putting crews and schedule reliability at risk.
09 Apr 2015
Budapest, Hungary-based Waberer's International is building a network of trucking subsidiaries in Western Europe to connect with local shippers and expand its business faster.
07 Apr 2015
After FedEx Corp. unveiled a $4.8 billion deal to acquire Dutch company TNT Express this week, the immediate focus was on how the merger would significantly boost the U.S.-based company’s footprint in the European express market.
07 Apr 2015
Trans-Atlantic shippers in February experienced the worst service in three years, according to SeaIntel Maritime Analysis.