Container traffic in Rotterdam inched up just 0.3 percent in the first quarter, as Europe’s biggest container hub confronted continuing overcapacity in the Le Havre-to-Hamburg port range and changes in the container shipping sector.
17 Mar 2014
U.S. containerized exports slipped 1.2 percent year-over-year in January to 958,708 TEUs...
06 Mar 2014
The port of Rotterdam said it’s missing out on almost one million standard containers a year because rival ports in Germany and Belgium, led by Hamburg and Antwerp, receive “unfair” financial support from their governments.
17 Jan 2014
Amsterdam Schiphol airport posted 3.2 percent growth in freight traffic in 2013, driven by increased shipments of electro
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.
23 Dec 2013
India’s Allcargo Logistics Ltd., through its subsidiary Ecu Line, has acquired a majority stake in FCL Marine Agencies, a Netherlands-based non-vessel-owning common carrier operating primarily in trades between Europe and North America.
19 Dec 2013
U.S. containerized import volume fell 9.2 percent month-to-month in November, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. Imports totaled 1.45 million 20-foot-equivalent units in November. Volume remained flat year-over-year, following seven consecutive months of increases.
19 Dec 2013
The Port of Rotterdam’s container traffic shrunk 1.7 percent this year as continuing economic weakness across Europe froze total cargo volume at the continent’s largest port.
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.
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.
20 Nov 2013
APM Terminals Rotterdam Maasvlakte I in the Netherlands has plans to enhance five of its existing post-Panamax cranes to a 23-container row reach...