Alitalia plane
11 Apr 2014
Etihad Airways is on the verge of buying a 49 percent stake in Italy’s financially troubled national airline Alitalia in a move that would increase the Abu Dhabi-based carrier’s access to Europe’s second largest air freight market.
Thumbnail of Securing Cargo infographic
22 Oct 2013
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report, “DHS Could Improve Cargo Security by Periodically Assessing Risks From Foreign Ports,” recommending...
Italy's Port of Genoa.
16 Oct 2013
Italy faces a 24-hour port strike on Nov. 8 as the country’s three main labor unions attempt to break a deadlock in negotiations for a new labor contract.
Alitalia A330-200
15 Oct 2013
Alitalia, Italy’s national airline, averted bankruptcy after shareholders agreed to a €500 million ($675 million) government-led bailout, but European Union regulators could yet veto the deal.
Alitalia Airbus A321
09 Oct 2013
Alitalia, Italy’s national airline, risks bankruptcy and its fleet could be grounded within days as its financial crisis nears a tipping point.
U.S. Furniture Imports. Source: PIERS
04 Sep 2013
U.S. containerized imports of furniture continued to grow in the second quarter of 2013, with volume up 1 percent year-over-year to 561,689 20-foot-equivalent units.
The first four gates of the Panama Canal’s third set of locks have arrived from the Port of Trieste in Italy.
21 Aug 2013
The first four gates for the Panama Canal’s third set of locks have arrived at the waterway’s Atlantic side from Italy’s Port of Trieste onboard the vessel STX Sun Rise.
The third set of locks has departed from Italy, where they were manufactured.
05 Aug 2013
The first four new gates for the Panama Canal’s third set of locks is scheduled to arrive in Panama from Italy on Aug. 19, 2013.
11 Jul 2013
FedEx Express has opened new stations in Bari, Italy, and Bergneustadt, Gescher, Wesel and Zülpich, Germany.
09 Jul 2013
U.S. containerized exports slipped 0.8 percent in March 2013 year-over-year, totaling 1,072,190 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. However, this is the highest monthly volume since March 2012 when exports totaled 1,080,341 TEUs.
03 Jul 2013
Hamburg Süd has added a direct call at Salerno, Italy, to its route from the U.S. Gulf Coast and South Florida to the western Mediterranean.