Germany

Germany

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.
13 Nov 2014
HHLA’s container traffic stalled in the first nine months of the year as Western sanctions against Moscow sharply pulled down feeder traffic from its Hamburg terminals to its key Russian market.
07 Nov 2014
Striking German locomotive drivers will return to work tomorrow evening, 36 hours earlier than planned, to avoid disrupting celebrations on Sunday to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.