The escalating political and economic crisis in Turkey, sparked by bribery and corruption investigations that have forced three cabinet ministers to step down, threatens to undermine the nation’s ambitious bid to become a global logistics hub.
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04 Aug 2014
An announcement last week that a Chinese consortium would build a rail line connecting a planned port on Mexico’s Pacific Coast to a manufacturing hub along the U.S. border was heavy on fanfare but short on details.
04 Aug 2014
Declining operating standards across Europe’s rail network are threatening the future of intermodal transport, a leading combined transport company warned.
28 Jul 2014
State-owned rail operator Container Corp. of India has reiterated its confidence in being able to clear the import backlog at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (Nhava Sheva) through greater coordination with all stakeholders.
23 Jul 2014
Ship agents at India’s Port of Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) have expressed concern over a lack of effective measures by state-owned rail operator Container Corp. of India in clearing import backlogs that have reached “unprecedented” levels at the country’s biggest box gateway.
08 Jul 2014
Rail is a long-distance transport alternative to road, ocean and air freight for temperature-controlled goods, according to the results of a two-year project that included a trial shipment from the Port of Antwerp to Kazakhstan.
01 Jul 2014
Rising traffic through Transnet-operated South African ports increased revenue by over 14 percent this year.
30 Jun 2014
The Volvo Group has reached a agreement with Scandinavian Logistics Partners AB to sell extra capacity in rail transport from Belgium to Sweden, effective July 1.
19 Jun 2014
Rail freight traffic is facing further disruption across France as a strike by rail workers extended to a ninth day, but an end to the stoppage is in sight amid waning support for the walkout.
16 Jun 2014
Additional intermodal capacity that was added between the port of Rotterdam and Bavaria has been well received and is helping address a capacity shortage.
16 Jun 2014
Rail freight traffic is being seriously disrupted across France and to and from the nation’s seaports as a strike by rail workers entered its sixth day with no sign of a settlement in sight.