With barge and rail congestion at Northern European ports mounting, Contship, an asset-based, integrated, ocean-rail transportation provider, offers cargo interests in Central Europe and northern Italy an alternative gateway through the Port of La Spezia.
12 Jul 2019
Finding rail freight routes around the closed section of the North Sea-Med Corridor is not easy, as the line is a key link between France and Italy.
09 Jul 2019
All rail traffic along a busy route connecting the French city of Lyon and Turin in Italy has been suspended, forcing rail operators to re-route.
15 Mar 2019
The Geneva-based carrier may soon be the sole owner of Gioia Tauro's container terminal, and its only customer, which could make it difficult to arrest declining volume at the transshipment hub.
14 Mar 2019
If Italy signs up to Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative as expected, it will open the way for Trieste to become China's gateway to southern Europe.
31 Jan 2019
UK forwarders, shippers, and ferry operators fear that any delay caused by customs checks will quickly lead to extensive bottlenecks and disruption.
18 Jan 2019
Given current factors in the two trade lanes, there was little chance rates would strengthen.
16 Jan 2019
However, even planning for no deal is not a straightforward matter.
10 Jan 2019
With little over two months to go, there is still no sign of a deal between the United Kingdom and European Union.
09 Jan 2019
The United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union on March 29 but is struggling to reach a deal on trade that would limit disruption.
08 Jan 2019
Shippers can expect a far more aggressive approach to matching vessel supply with demand.
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