Rotterdam and Antwerp risk a return to the congestion that blighted the leading European container ports in 2014 after a major barge operator warned it might levy a surcharge in response to “serious “bottlenecks.
05 Mar 2015
The port of Rotterdam Authority’s revenue rose in 2014 on increased activity in Europe’s largest container hub, but profits were reduced by higher interest charges linked to record investments in new facilities.
13 Feb 2015
Shippers between Nairobi and the global flower hub of Amsterdam chartered at least 1,500 tons of additional air freight capacity in the two weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day to ship in flowers from Africa.
11 Feb 2015
Rotterdam claims it is the first European port to handle over 3 million TEUs of traffic to and from China and is set to extend its lead over second ranked Hamburg in 2015.
28 Jan 2015
Jan de Rijk Logistics will provider "road feeder service" for IAG Cargo in Spain, handling the air freight company's Iberian traffic.
21 Jan 2015
Amsterdam Schiphol airport said cargo traffic got off to a slow start this year because increased trans-Pacific shipper demand for air cargo services due to U.S. West Coast port congestion is diverting freighters from Asia-Europe routes to the Pacific.
20 Jan 2015
The International Transport Workers' Federation has stepped up its protest of automation at the new Rotterdam World Gateway container terminal, and called for “all parties” to discuss RWG’s labor arrangements.
14 Jan 2015
Faced with growing demand from retail and technology customers, UPS is expanding contract logistics operations in Europe.
06 Jan 2015
International rail operator Genesee & Wyoming is expanding its footprint in the central U.S. by acquiring three short line railroads for about $40 million.
22 Dec 2014
The port of Rotterdam and Europe Container Terminals, its biggest container handler, have buried the hatchet over a bitter three year dispute over the award of terminal concessions in Europe’s top box hub.