Wilhelmshaven hailed its success in landing a third 2M service as a sign of ocean carriers’ growing interest in Germany’s only deep water port that is virtually empty more than two years after opening.
19 Dec 2014
Concluding the final stage in its merger with Hapag-Lloyd, CSAV injected 259 million euros ($317 million) into the combined company and in doing so increased its shareholding to 34 percent in what is now the world’s fourth largest container line.
16 Dec 2014
The German government has drawn up a draft law to curb the power of small but powerful niche labour unions than have mounted frequent strikes, mainly in the transport sector, paralyzing the nation’s economy throughout this year.
12 Dec 2014
The German inland port of Duisburg is projecting to handle a record 3.4 million TEUs this year via water, rail
11 Dec 2014
EUROGATE Container Terminal Bremerhaven this week handled its 1 millionth standard rail container, as more intermodal trains served the German gateway this year than in 2013.
10 Dec 2014
Starting in January, shippers can ship containerized goods by rail between Rotterdam and Milan via a dedicated Samskip intermodal service.
26 Nov 2014
CMA CGM on Wednesday announced the acquisition of German short-sea shipping line OPDR in the latest move by the French carrier to boost its share of the fast growing intra-European container shipping market.
25 Nov 2014
With reports of more 18,000-TEU ships soon to be ordered as carriers continue to pursue lower operating costs, the focus is again turning to what the next largest class of ships would look like.
25 Nov 2014
Hamburg increased container traffic by 6.4 percent in the first three quarters, closing the gap with Rotterdam, the European market leader, and stretching its lead over third-ranked Antwerp.
24 Nov 2014
With worsening delays at the Port of Hamburg, port leaders are hoping that newly formed alliances will improve on-time arrivals while at the same time seeking ways to improve the flow of containers to and from the hinterland.
20 Nov 2014
In an effort to reduce congestion caused by mega-vessels, the Port of Hamburg has launched an initiative to better coordinate the handling of the vessels — even before they make their way up the estuary of the Elbe river.