European Ports

European Ports

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

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28 Aug 2015
ST. PETERSBURG — The Russian government said it’s cracking down on port and customs corruption by dismissing several St.
24 Aug 2015
Two cranes that arrived last week at Russia’s new deep-sea Port of Bronka will allow the port serving nearby St. Petersburg to better handle post-Panamax vessels.
20 Aug 2015
Greece has set deadlines for the privatization of its two major ports, Piraeus and Thessaloniki, after waffling on the issue in the first half of year and putting the country’s privatization efforts in doubt.
20 Aug 2015
A Chinese defense manufacturing company plans to build a deep-sea port in the Arkhangelsk region of Russia, giving shippers of containerized rail from Asia another ocean shipping option for northern Europe delivery.
19 Aug 2015
U.K. port operator PD Ports on Wednesday said it has bought three rubber-tire gantry cranes to handle container traffic growth at Teesport, the second-largest container gateway in the northern U.K.
18 Aug 2015
The Port of Hamburg handled 6.8 percent fewer containers in the first half of 2015 than a year ago, as sharply lower Russian and Chinese traffic hampered the German port's goal to become the No. 2 container gateway in North Europe.
11 Aug 2015
Russia plans to increase container volume through the Baltic Sea via the opening of a Bronka seaport and CMA CGM weekly services set to begin calling the port in September.
11 Aug 2015
UPS plans to build a parcel distribution center adjoining London Gateway in a major boost to the container port’s bid to become one of Europe’s biggest logistics hubs.
07 Aug 2015
The Georgian government expects annual container traffic through the country’s seaports to roughly double to 1 million 20-foot-equivalent units by 2020, due to growth in the region and the expansion of it two major seaports, Poti and Batumi.
06 Aug 2015
The Ukrainian government is considering easing the customs clearance of containers at seaports to stop the 30 percent plunge in container volume that has plagued the country since the eruption of tensions with Russia.