Russia

Russia

Weekly wrap-up for Aug. 23, 2014
23 Aug 2014
In the latest instance of drayage-related disruption, violence flared at Ningbo’s Beilun Container Port as thousands of striking truck drivers clashed with riot police and smashed the windshields of trucks crossing a picket line. The past week’s protests brought the world’s sixth-largest container port to a standstill, with carriers reportedly diverting ships.
Container terminal in St. Petersburg.
23 Sep 2013
Russia’s Global Ports reported its first-half net income fell 25.9 percent from a year ago to $53.7 million on stagnant container traffic and lower oil products shipments.
Novorossiysk port
16 Sep 2013
Maersk Line has upgraded its Europe-Middle East 3 (ME3) Service linking India, the Middle East and Europe by adding a direct call at Novorossiysk, Russia, effective this month.
02 Sep 2013
Global Ports, Russia’s biggest port company, on Monday announced the acquisition of second-ranked domestic operator Natio
Luxgen7 SUV. Photo courtesy Luxgen.
29 Aug 2013
Global Container Services has won two automotive supply chain contracts linked to growing demand for cars from Russia’s middle classes.