Ports in the Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are feeling the effects of Russia’s economic slowdown as they serve largely as transshipment locations into Russia.
27 May 2015
China is looking at investing in the outer reaches of the One Belt One Road trade footprint as state-owned China Merchants Group considers a deal with Lithuania’s port of Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea.
20 May 2015
Palletways, one of several groups offering shippers a palletized freight network in Europe, says it plans eastward expansion as cross-border volume within its network grows.
06 Oct 2014
Potential Russian transit blocks and additional European Union sanctions could hurt both ports and railways in Latvia, and cripple the country's economy, Latvia's economy minister said.
10 Jan 2014
The global beverage trade will be a key contributor to shipping demand growth over the next five years, according to a new report.
17 Dec 2013
Baltic ports, already the fastest growing European container hubs, are seeking to capitalize on new ocean carrier alliances to attract more cargo, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
07 Oct 2013
The Panalpina Group has realigned its regional setup and identified a fourth region for customer targeting, consisting of the Middle East, Africa and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
21 Jun 2013
The euro area’s member states have recommended Latvia to join the currency union on Jan. 1, 2014.
05 Jun 2013
The European Commission has concluded that Latvia has achieved a “high degree” of sustainable economic convergence with the euro area and has subsequently proposed that...
29 Mar 2013
The Baltic Air Charter Association has elected Tony Coe, owner of Aviation Complete, as its new chairman.
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