A rule change that enters force September 1 in Russia threatens shippers and foreign over-the-road transportation companies with increased costs.
17 Aug 2015
Russia plans to double the traffic at its Far East ports by 2020-2022 via port modernizations and targeting trade with Asia to counterbalance the effects of tit-for-tat sanctions between Russia and the West.
13 Aug 2015
One of the largest Russian investment holdings is betting that it can lure cargo from Southeast Asia away from Northern European ports through a planned Taman seaport — even after government backing faded.
11 Aug 2015
Russia plans to increase container volume through the Baltic Sea via the opening of a Bronka seaport and CMA CGM weekly services set to begin calling the port in September.
04 Aug 2015
U.S. scrap metal exports took a tumble in the first half of 2015 and are expected to fall even more by year’s end, as the strong U.S. dollar continues to weigh on all American exports.
31 Jul 2015
Russia plans to significantly increase the volume of its container trade with Japan by building a new rail bridge that will connect Sakhalin, Russia's largest island in the north Pacific Ocean, with Hokkaido, Japan's second largest island.
29 Jul 2015
Russia aims to septuple container volume through Crimean ports by spending more than $100 million on terminals and reducing tariffs on shipments to the region that has been a geopolitical flashpoint since its annexation.
27 Jul 2015
Container trade at Russian seaports continues to decline as the first half of 2015 saw container traffic in Russia’s maritime basins decline anywhere from 12 to 32 percent year-over-year.
23 Jul 2015
The 2M shipping alliance between Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. can expand its vessel-sharing agreement on U.S. trade lanes connecting to Israel, Russia and Saudi Arabia after a 45-day review expired Thursday without U.S. Federal Maritime Commission action.
21 Jul 2015
Russian and Chinese authorities are investigating whether container lines plying the trade lane between Russia and China set prices together, according to Alexander Kinyov, deputy head of the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service.
17 Jul 2015
Transcontainer, Russia’s largest container rail shipping company, has had to adjust its plans to significantly expand its terminal network during the next several years as sanctions continue to take their toll on the Russian economy.