France

France

22 Oct 2014
London – Amsterdam and London have closed the gap with Europe’s top freight airports as pilot strikes at Lufthansa and Air France shrunk cargo traffic at their Frankfurt and Paris hubs.
Weekly wrap-up for July 5, 2014
05 Jul 2014
Events on the U.S. West Coast dominated the news this past week, as the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association continued negotiations toward a new contract.
27 Jun 2014
The UK’s competition regulator today ordered Groupe Eurotunnel, the operator of the subsea rail link between Britain and France, to cease operation of its roll-on, roll-off shipping service within six months.
19 Jun 2014
Rail freight traffic is facing further disruption across France as a strike by rail workers extended to a ninth day, but an end to the stoppage is in sight amid waning support for the walkout.
Empty tracks at a station in France
16 Jun 2014
Rail freight traffic is being seriously disrupted across France and to and from the nation’s seaports as a strike by rail workers entered its sixth day with no sign of a settlement in sight.
27 May 2014
CMA CGM booked a 1.2 percent increase in first quarter net profit as increased container traffic on key east/west routes helped to offset softer freight rates.
05 May 2014
Amazon has entered the French market with new investment in a parcel delivery company, another sign the e-commerce giant wants to take greater control of last-mile shipping to customers.
24 Feb 2014
CMA CGM has launched the Equatorial Guinea Express, a weekly, direct service from Tanger-Med to the ports of Bata and Malabo in Equatorial Guinea.
Svendborg Maersk in December 2010. Photo from Flickr by Maersk Line.
18 Feb 2014
The Maersk Svendborg container ship lost a “significant number” of containers over board during “very rough” weather in the Bay of Biscay on Feb. 14, according to Maersk Line.
U.S. containerized imports through December 2013. Source: PIERS
13 Jan 2014
U.S. containerized import volume inched up 0.3 percent year-over-year in December, according to advance figures from PIERS...
CMA CGM containers
02 Dec 2013
CMA CGM has nominated Laurent Martens as vice president of its port terminals management subsidiary Terminal Link, effective today.