European Ports

European Ports

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

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

News & Analysis

23 Apr 2015
APM Terminals, the Maersk group’s port operating arm, will officially open the world’s first fully automated container terminal in Rotterdam Friday.
22 Apr 2015
Rail freight transport has ground to a halt across Germany as a strike by locomotive engineers against Deutsche Bahn, the state-owned railway, enters its second day.
19 Apr 2015
Throughput jumped 7.2 percent year-over-year at the port of Rotterdam in the first quarter, driven in part by strong container traffic at Europe's largest port.
inland waterway container barge to Duisport
17 Apr 2015
Duisburg, the world’s biggest inland port, boosted container traffic by 13 percent in 2014, outperforming its bigger rivals in the Le Havre-Hamburg range.
Port of Antwerp
15 Apr 2015
Antwerp’s container traffic surged 9.5 percent in the first quarter from a year ago, outpacing growth in all other cargo sectors.
Piraeus container port
02 Apr 2015
The on-again, off-again privatization of the port of Piraeus has been thrown into further doubt following conflicting statements by Greek government ministers.
31 Mar 2015
Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners and Infracapital are selling a combined stake of at least 30 percent in Associated British Ports, the U.K.’s biggest ports operator, for about £1.6 billion ($2.37 billion).
30 Mar 2015
HHLA’s operating profit jumped 10 percent in 2014 as it handled record volumes of containers at its three Hamburg terminals.
30 Mar 2015
China’s Cosco Pacific will bid for a majority stake in Greece's port of Piraeus after the country's new socialist government apparently reversed course on its opposition to port privatization.
27 Mar 2015
A leading European barge operator will levy a congestion surcharge on containers shipped to and from Rotterdam next week.