Europe’s hub ports prepare for a sharp decline in second quarter volume as capacity and demand shocks rattle the container supply chain.
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.
03 Jan 2019
The surcharges and rate increases are coming in hot as 2019 gets under way, with carriers trying to keep prices up into the Lunar New Year peak.
25 May 2018
With such a sharp increase in bunker fuel prices that dragged carriers into a loss-making first quarter, it is no surprise that Maersk and Mediterranean Shipping Co. will levy an emergency bunker surcharge from June 1.
18 May 2018
A sharp increase in fuel prices is placing carriers under pressure, and they've responded with rate increases planned for June 1.
21 Mar 2018
Capacity scheduled for deployment on the Asia-North Europe and Mediterranean trades over the next 12 weeks is well above the expected demand for the year.
16 Mar 2018
Maersk Line said the Maersk Kensington, a vessel owned and operated by US subsidiary Maersk Line Ltd., reported a container on fire in a cargo hold while en route from Salalah, Oman, towards Suez. All 26 crew members are safe and accounted for.
12 Mar 2018
Maersk Line will make alternative vessels available to European exporters after a fire crippled the Maersk Honam in the Arabian Sea.
05 Mar 2018
The Mediterranean port of Koper has continued to build up its intermodal links with Central Europe.
19 Feb 2018
Rising container volume entering Europe through Mediterranean ports is creating challenges for ports in the region and intermodal operators.
05 Feb 2018
Schedule reliability of the carriers in 2017 was the second lowest ever recorded, but the on-time performance has been improving steadily since February last year.