Bruce Barnard

European shippers and transport companies are bracing for a potential slowdown in trade and higher costs after Britons voted to leave the European Union.

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The port of Rotterdam will introduce a “paperless” transfer of containers between its major terminals.
Soren Skou, the chief executive officer of Maersk Line, was Thursday appointed CEO of the parent Maersk Group.
Hapag-Lloyd is the latest container line to link up with Inttra.
APM Terminals is aiming to integrate automation across all its cargo-handling operations.
"Hauliers and shippers run the risk of being punished for infringement of rules they could not properly prepare for,” the European Shippers' Council said.
The Port of Hamburg suffered a setback after European Union envoys agreed to extend sanctions on Russia.
The U.K.’s transport sector is on tenterhooks as deeply divided Britons prepare to cast an historic vote Thursday on whether to remain in or leave the European Union.
Container lines are facing “peak season blues,” according to shippers surveyed by Drewry Maritime Research.
Box Ships Inc. has reached an agreement with banks to postpone interest repayments.
Maersk Line expects a “bumpy” six months after the SOLAS container weight rule enters force.