European Ports

European Ports

Latest news and analysis on Europe's ports, including Rotterdam and Antwerp.

Commentary

Ports need a clear vision of trade developments, equipment and staffing issues, and hinterland infrastructure in their communities.

News & Analysis

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
The operators of the first containerized rail train from China to the Port of Rotterdam will be followed by others in August and September, another sign of growing Asia-Europe rail momentum.
20 Jul 2015
The battle for market share between Europe’s top two container ports is intensifying with second-ranked Antwerp’s traffic growing more than two and half-times faster than Rotterdam’s in the first half of the year.
16 Jul 2015
The French port of Marseille Fos is off to a strong start in 2015, with overall cargo volumes up 6 percent and containerized traffic at the deep-sea port up 10 percent.
15 Jul 2015
The Port of Antwerp is seeking proposals for construction and operation of an on-dock liquefied natural gas fueling station to serve the small but growing market for LNG-powered vessels.
13 Jul 2015
The bailout deal Greece struck with its creditors in the early hours of this morning in Brussels will have a major impact on the beleaguered nation’s shipping industry and its ports.
06 Jul 2015
The port of Antwerp is setting up a task force to capitalize on China’s “One Belt One Road” strategy aimed at boosting trade with Europe.
06 Jul 2015
The G6 alliance’s decision to call at Gdansk on its Asia-Europe service reflects Poland’s status as the fastest growing market on the trade, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
02 Jul 2015
Shippers tapping containerized rail services between the Port of Antwerp and Duisburg are poised to see greater reliability and experience less congestion at the North European seaport after the former joined forces with duisport, Europe’s largest inland port.
29 Jun 2015
European ports’ hinterland connections will get a boost via the European Union’s largest-ever infrastructure investment totaling 13.1 billion euro ($14.5 billion).