The EU’s executive said it is also assessing tax breaks for other ports in the 28-nation bloc.
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27 Jul 2017
11 Jul 2016
The European Commission has begun an investigation into whether tax breaks for French and Belgian ports breach EU state aid rules.
23 May 2016
Strike actions that paralyzed France last week have cut off rail access to the port of Le Havre.
17 May 2016
France’s ports, railways and airports face shutdown.
04 Jan 2016
North Europe’s stagnant economy is expected to produce a decline in container volume at the region’s ports during the first half of 2016, Hackett Associates and the Hamburg-based Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics said.
07 May 2014
Asia-to-Europe container shippers with tight supply chains are finding that ships are increasingly arriving late versus published schedules.
12 Nov 2013
North European ports are expected to see “relatively strong growth” in the first half of 2014, despite the “miserable results” forecast for 2013...
01 Nov 2013
France’s Port of Le Havre has welcomed the maiden call of the Glovis Condor, a roll-on, roll-off vessel owned by Glovis, a South Korean company.
01 Aug 2013
North Europe’s import volume is projected to fall by 8.9 percent to 12.2 million 20-foot-equivalent units in 2013, despite a 3.9 percent increase in Europe’s overall import volume...
24 Jun 2013
The CMA CGM Jules Verne has made its maiden call at the Terminal de France in Port 2000 in Le Havre, France, as part of its first rotation on the French Asia Line 1 service, connecting Northern Europe with Asia.
03 Apr 2013
Hackett Associates and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics’ latest Global Port Tracker study predicted that container handling in Europe’s North Range ports will increase a “meager” 1 percent in 2013...
01 Mar 2013
Focusing on the use of liquefied natural gas as a marine fuel, an “LNG Fuelled Vessels Working Group” has been established with support from the International Association of Ports and Harbors’ World Ports Climate Initiative.
31 Jan 2013
HAROPA, an alliance of three ports on the Seine river, including Ports de Paris, Grand Port Maritime de Rouen and Grand Port Maritime du Havre, reported container traffic in the waterway increased 1 percent year-over-year in tonnage...
11 Dec 2012
A panel of judges at the Nuit du Shortsea event in Paris, organized by BP2S, the French bureau for promotion of short sea shipping and intermodal transportation, recently awarded HAROPA...
01 Nov 2012
Container imports at ports in North Europe will shrink by 0.6 percent to 16.40 million 20-foot-equivalent units for the f
10 Oct 2012
The port of Le Havre, France’s second largest, was crippled yesterday when all 2,400 dockworkers went on strike, RFI reports.
12 Sep 2012
CMA CGM has launched a feeder service linking Bilbao to Le Havre, the Spanish port said this w
28 May 2012
The German twin ports of Bremen-Bremerhaven boosted container traffic 13.6 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, closing the gap with slower-growing rivals in the Le Havre-Hamburg range.
19 Mar 2012
Hamburg Sud and its Brazilian affiliate Alianca are restructuring their service between North Europe and the east coast of South America in response to what they call changing market conditions.
31 Jan 2012
Marseilles again fell short of its 1 million container target in 2011 as traffic declined 1 percent from a year ago even as France’s biggest port booked a 3 percent increase in total cargo throu
25 Jan 2012
The northern French ports of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris are working together on a joint effort to attract business to a logistics corridor along the river Seine.
23 Jan 2012
Le Havre handled roughly 7.5 percent fewer containers in 2011 than in the previous year after strikes over labor reforms depressed traffic at France’s biggest container port in the first quarter
16 Jan 2012
The port of Amsterdam boosted total cargo traffic by 3 percent in 2011 from a year ago but container volume plummeted 28 percent, as the Dutch port struggled to attract ocean carriers away from rivals
03 Jan 2012
29 Nov 2011
Le Havre will open a $215 million container terminal in early 2012 that will allow France’s biggest box port to handle the largest ships and boost annual capacity by over 1 million 20-foot equiv
21 Jul 2011
26 Apr 2011
The hard-fought reform of French ports takes effect next week amid optimism the nation’s container hubs can win back traffic lost to foreign rivals during years of industrial unrest.