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.
Port of Antwerp
12 Feb 2014
The Port of Antwerp said it will proceed with plans to expand container handling facilities for Mediterranean Shipping Co., its biggest customer, as it has not received alternative proposals.
30 Dec 2013
Port of Antwerp’s container traffic shrunk 0.7 percent in 2013 from a year ago, but is set to accelerate next year after the world’s three largest ocean carriers launch their P3 alliance.
12 Nov 2013
North European ports are expected to see “relatively strong growth” in the first half of 2014, despite the “miserable results” forecast for 2013...
29 Oct 2013
The Port of Cleveland is in final negotiations with the Dutch company Spliethoff Group to run a global container service between the Great Lakes and Europe via the Saint Lawrence Seaway.
25 Oct 2013
Despite the Port of Antwerp’s cargo volume increase of 3 percent year-over-year in the first nine months of 2013, the gain was offset by an almost matching decline in its key container traffic.
24 Oct 2013
APM Terminals and Rotterdam dock unions have agreed on a labor contract for Europe’s biggest container terminal, which will open next year.
15 Aug 2013
Contargo has agreed to buy APM Terminals’ intermodal terminal in Neuss, Germany, for an undisclosed sum.
01 Aug 2013
North Europe’s import volume is projected to fall by 8.9 percent to 12.2 million 20-foot-equivalent units in 2013, despite a 3.9 percent increase in Europe’s overall import volume...
19 Jul 2013
Rotterdam’s container traffic grew 1 percent in the first half of the year, but total throughput dipped 0.9 percent, the first decline at Europe’s largest port in three years.
17 Jul 2013
Antwerp’s container traffic declined 1.7 percent in the first half of 2013 from a year earlier, but total throughput was 2 percent higher.
23 May 2013
The European Union is sending a strong signal that it intends to improve service standards and efficiency at ports to spread traffic more evenly across the European waterfront and ease congestion.