A leading European barge operator will levy a congestion surcharge on containers shipped to and from Rotterdam next week.

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Hapag-Lloyd, Germany’s biggest container line, slumped to a net loss of 603.7 million euros [$652 million] in 2014 largely due to the one-off cost of acquiring and integrating Chilean carrier CSAV.
Maersk Line has kick started its $15 billion ship investment program with its first order in more than four years for seven ice-class container vessels.
The Asia-Europe trade needs a system similar to the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement on the transpacific route so carriers can apply general rate increases and set surcharges in a more consistent...
China is expected to step up pressure on Greece to revive the stalled privatization of the port of Piraeus during a visit to Beijing this week by ranking members of the new Athens government.
Ports must embrace revolutionary changes in handling containers to meet carriers’ productivity demands for their large vessels, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
Qatar Airways Cargo
Qatar Airways Cargo is launching a freighter service between its Doha hub and Los Angeles International Airport, its fourth all-cargo service to the U.S.
PSA International is investing 40 million euros ($42.5 million) to boost the annual capacity of its container terminal in Sines, Portugal, to 2.5 million TEUs.
PSA International is investing 40 million euros [$42.5 million] to boost the annual capacity of its container terminal in Sines, Portugal, to 2.5 million TEUs.
DP World's London Gateway terminal
Dubai’s DP World booked an 11.8 percent increase in 2014 profit as it benefited from its focus on container terminals in fast-growing emerging markets.
DB Schenker truck at warehouse
DB Schenker Logistics profit stalled in 2014 even as the company increased ocean container, air freight and trucking volumes.