European Ports

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14 Jul 2016
The number of mega-ships calling at the port jumped by 66 percent.
13 Jul 2016
Russia’s competition regulator has imposed a temporary ban on the increase of stevedoring rates.
The Marseille Fos Port, pictured, along with other French and Belgian ports, may soon need to pay more taxes depending on the results of a European Commission investigation.
11 Jul 2016
The European Commission has begun an investigation into whether tax breaks for French and Belgian ports breach EU state aid rules.
07 Jul 2016
No significant impact experienced by ports due to "hour of silence" action by dockers.
06 Jul 2016
"It is unprecedented that unions and companies have succeeded in coming to this agreement despite the market being under such pressure,” the port authority said.
05 Jul 2016
Russian container terminals and exporters didn’t experience any disruption tied to the new SOLAS container weight rule.
05 Jul 2016
The sale, which was agreed in April, hit a hitch last week after Cosco raised concerns that the Greek government had changed the terms of the deal.
The APM Terminals facility at Aarhus, Denmark, which APMT acquired for an undisclosed sum.
04 Jul 2016
“This acquisition reflects our confidence in the Danish market and our goal to expand our Scandinavia profile,” said Joe Nicklaus Nielsen, vice president and head of port Investments at APM Terminals.
01 Jul 2016
Trains are a critical tool that can be used to relieve port congestion, but in Europe they face a number of challenges.
01 Jul 2016
There are no reports of disruption at Europe’s three largest container ports Friday as the SOLAS rule took effect.