After a year of surging sales of foodstuffs to Russia owing to economic sanctions imposed by the U.S. and European Union and retaliatory actions by Russia, Brazil is now possibly the largest supplier of food to Russia, according to the SovEcon consultancy.
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.