Germany

Michael Behrendt, chairman of the executive board of Hapag-Lloyd (left), and Oscar Hasbún, CEO of CSAV, today at Hapag-Lloyd headquarters in Hamburg after the signing.
16 Apr 2014
Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV signed a binding contract to complete a merger to create the world’s fourth-largest container line.
Container train at HHLA
06 Feb 2014
HHLA boosted its share of ocean container traffic in the Hamburg-Le Havre range in 2013 and posted a significant growth in rail and road traffic to the European hinterland.
Duisport's D3T terminal at logport 1
06 Feb 2014
Duisburg, the world’s largest inland port, said its annual container capacity will reach 5 million TEUs by the end of the year.
Cocktails
10 Jan 2014
The global beverage trade will be a key contributor to shipping demand growth over the next five years, according to a new report.
Yusen Logistics’ new Duisburg facility.
10 Jan 2014
Yusen Logistics is expanding its warehousing operations in Duisburg, Germany.
CEVA Logistics employee
16 Dec 2013
CEVA Logistics has been beefing up its global operations with the expansion of a health care distribution center in Leipzig, Germany, and a new warehouse complex in Queensland, Australia.
Duisport
16 Dec 2013
The German port Duisburg said it expects to post a 16 percent increase in container traffic in 2013, which will consolidate its position as the world’s biggest inland box hub.
Building sinking offshore
11 Dec 2013
Germany’s top eight ship financiers face up to €16 billion euros ($22 billion) in credit losses in 2014 as an increasing number of shipping companies face difficulties in repaying their loans, according to Moody’s Investors Service.
Hapag-Lloyd reefer equipment
09 Dec 2013
Hapag-Lloyd views its merger talks with Chile’s CSAV as a springboard to deals with other ocean carriers aimed at catching up with the industry’s top three operators, the chief executive of the German container line said.
Headquarters of Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV
05 Dec 2013
Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV are in talks over a possible merger that would create the world’s fourth largest ocean carrier.
Railroad tracks
20 Nov 2013
As the frequency of Asia-Europe rail services increases costs will gradually fall, encouraging more shippers to turn to intermodal options to avoid the high cost of air freight and the slow steaming transit times available from lines, one leading logistics executive believes.

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