Elevated demand for rail cargo on the only viable China-Europe rail route continues to overwhelm the existing infrastructure, with congestion building at Central Asian intermodal points.
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.
07 Jan 2019
Increasing use of the available capacity in both directions and the impact of service shifts in 2018 could mean shippers find it more difficult to find carrier space for containers this year.
19 Dec 2018
There are just 100 days to go until the UK exits the European Union, with British businesses "watching in horror" as the country lurches towards the worst case scenario — leaving the EU with no deal.