Russia, struggling after it enforced food embargoes on European Union countries, is ramping up its chicken imports from Brazil, registering a massive 291 percent year-over-year increase in imports of the white meat in September.
28 Mar 2014
HHLA, the port of Hamburg’s largest container handler, warned the crisis in Ukraine threatens to slow its important Russian feeder traffic and impact this year’s financial performance.
17 Mar 2014
Global Ports, Russia’s biggest container terminal operator, boosted profit by 6 percent in 2013, even as revenue declined due to lower oil exports.
04 Mar 2014
Summa, the Russian energy and transport conglomerate, confirmed its plans to build a container terminal in Ukraine when tensions between Moscow and Kiev ease.
25 Feb 2014
Air freight operators have almost completed their shift of capacity back into China following the Lunar New Year celebrations.
18 Feb 2014
CMA CGM has extended its FEMEX service in the Black Sea with the addition of three new calls in Samsun, Turkey; Novorossiysk, Russia; and Constanta, Romania.
06 Feb 2014
Eurogate, Europe’s largest container stevedore, last year handled more than 14 million standard containers for the first time since the global recession in 2008, as a strong performance by its Mediterranean terminals outweighed a decline in its domestic German market.
29 Jan 2014
A legally binding rule book for all ships, from container vessels to oil tankers, sailing in Arctic and Antarctic waters, has moved closer after maritime officials agreed on a draft text for a so-called Polar Code.
23 Jan 2014
Russian consumers will find it more difficult to buy foreign goods online if international parcel carriers suspend delive
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.
30 Dec 2013
Russia’s Global Ports has completed the $1.6 billion acquisition of its domestic rival NCC to create Eastern Europe’s biggest container terminal operator.