ECU, the largest global LCL consolidator, has expanded its footprint over the past decade through acquisition and organic growth, the latter driven in recent years by rising consumer e-commerce demand.
16 Mar 2021
Strongly growing volume on China-Europe rail is causing surprisingly few major delays as forwarders find new routes around potential choke points on the network.
28 Jan 2020
The use of low-sulfur fuel and LNG in shipping have come under fire from groups in Europe alleging that harmful emissions from certain low-sulfur blends and methane could be harmful to the environment.
08 Jun 2018
Only a small percentage of Hamburg’s container traffic is transported to and from the hinterland via the network of inland waterways, something the German port wants to change.
13 Dec 2017
Decision makers in Europe are getting a little concerned about China's surging investment in the continent's strategic sectors; still, the investment pace is not likely to slow soon.
28 Dec 2015
Russia’s recently commissioned Bronka seaport is positioned to become a major Baltic hub thanks to its depth and proximity to the critical market of St. Petersburg.
18 Sep 2015
Finland’s ports and rail freight trains are at a standstill as workers participate in the biggest nationwide strike since 1993 to protest the government’s latest austerity measures.
11 Sep 2015
Finland ports, already suffering from container traffic declines, are set to get hit with another blow when they shut down Sept. 18 as part of a protest by the country's three big trade union federations against the government's labor reform program.
04 Sep 2015
Finnish postal operator Posti is in the middle of a four-day trial for parcel deliveries using a robotic drone helicopter to ferry packages between Helsinki and the island of Suomenlinna 2.5 miles offshore.
12 Aug 2015
Finnish crane manufacturer Konecranes is joining forces with its bigger U.S. rival Terex Corp. in an all-share merger to create a $10 billion-a-year group that can better respond to stiffer competition from Chinese manufacturers and slowing European and North American demand.
07 Nov 2014
Finnlines posted its best quarterly result in eight years and said full-year earnings could be the best since 2000 as it continues to boost cargo volumes in the face of economic uncertainty in its core Baltic Sea market.
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