From the top to the bottom, here is a list of the ports that moved up in 2013, and those that are in danger of falling down — or even off — the list of the Top 50 World Container Ports.
13 Jan 2014
Contship Italia boosted traffic at its five Italian container terminals by almost one-fifth in 2013, despite a stagnating Italian economy, while its part-owned Moroccan terminal handled more than...
03 Jan 2014
Spain’s public works minister and the chairman of Spanish builder Sacyr will visit Panama this weekend to help resolve a $1.6 billion dispute that is threatening to...
17 Dec 2013
U.S. containerized exports jumped 9.1 percent year-over-year in October, to 1,070,902 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, the Data Division of JOC Group. October containerized exports also rose 11.4 percent from September.
11 Nov 2013
In the last decade, Italy’s Port of Livorno has become increasingly reliant on roll-on, roll-off traffic, signifying a shift in the port’s long-term outlook.
05 Nov 2013
AirBridgeCargo Airlines has increased its flights from Milan and Paris to Moscow.
30 Oct 2013
Mediterranean Shipping Co. plans to expand its IPAK Service between India and Europe by adding a call at King Abdullah Port, Saudi Arabia’s new gateway hub.
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...
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.
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.
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.