Shippers should be pleased by an increase in competition in several Baltic region trade lanes.
23 Jul 2018
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.
05 May 2018
Russia hopes to jump-start its truck transport sector — and save shippers considerable time and money — with a new program of incentives and subsidies to support Russia-owned/operated vehicle transport of cargo to EU destinations.
21 Feb 2018
Given increasing road congestion, the European Union is under pressure to make a concerted effort to create a genuine, pan-European rail market, but given the dominance of state-owned rail operators in most countries that stifles competition, shippers and forwarders remain skeptical.
10 Feb 2016
China Merchants Group plans to build a new outer seaport on the basis of the existing Klaipeda seaport in Lithuania, one of the largest seaports in the Baltics, while investing in in Klaipedos Smelte, the largest loading company in the port, according to recent statements from Arturas Drungilas, director of marketing and general affairs for the Klaipeda seaport.
25 Nov 2015
China's leaders seldom miss an opportunity to punt their Belt and Road trade strategy, and when Premier Li Keqiang met with Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius in east China's Suzhou City, he called for more progress in joint railway and port projects.
09 Oct 2015
Kazakhstan Railways, the national railway company of Kazakhstan, will build a 1 million 20-foot-equivalent unit container terminal in Klaipeda, Lithuania, home to one of the largest Baltic seaports.
07 Sep 2015
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.
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.
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.
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