After a mixed performance in 2017, Europe’s top breakbulk ports face a complicated 2018, despite above-trend European GDP growth, due to the threat posed by tariffs and the reinstatement of sanctions against Iran.
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11 Dec 2017
APL was No. 13 on the trans-Atlantic trade in the first three quarters.
08 Nov 2017
APM Terminal's Zeebrugge facility is now 76 percent owned by Cosco Shipping Ports.
11 Sep 2017
Cosco Shipping Ports Ltd. has agreed to a deal that will give it full ownership of the APM Terminals Zeebrugge container terminal.
27 Jul 2017
The EU’s executive said it is also assessing tax breaks for other ports in the 28-nation bloc.
12 Apr 2017
Zeebrugge is the intermediate shipment point for a $27 billion project.
09 Jan 2017
The new alliances are likely to have only a limited effect on productivity and the number of services available to shippers at North Europe ports.
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.
15 Dec 2014
Belgium is cut off from the rest of the world today as a nationwide 24-hour strike against the government’s austerity p
12 Dec 2014
The port of Antwerp faces a total shutdown on Monday as dockers and other waterfront workers join a 24-hour nationwide strike that will also paralyze rail freight and air cargo traffic across Belgium.
24 Nov 2014
The port of Antwerp is at a standstill as dockers stage a 24-hour strike to protest the Belgian government’s austerity program aimed at reducing the country’s soaring national debt.
07 Aug 2014
The port of Zeebrugge boosted container volume by 9.9 percent in the first half of the year, easily outpacing growth at larger rivals in the Le Havre-Hamburg range.
17 Jun 2014
LONDON — Europe’s major ocean carriers, ports and shippers are urgently rethinking their business strategies following th
02 Apr 2014
Maersk Group signed an agreement with China Shipping paving the way for negotiations on further collaboration on new container terminal projects and the establishment of joint ventures with its port arm, APM Terminals.
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...
15 Oct 2013
07 Oct 2013
APM Terminals Zeebrugge in Belgium has received the first call of China Shipping Container Lines’ Star vessel on the Asia/Europe Express Service 7 service.
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...
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...
13 Mar 2013
China Shipping Terminal has agreed to acquire a 24 percent stake in APM Terminals Zeebrugge. It is the second Chinese company to partner in the Danish operator’s container terminal in the Belgian port.
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.
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
02 Feb 2012
Maersk Line will replace a call at Zeebrugge, Belgium, with an Antwerp port call on service connecting the Middle East, India and Europe, starting in mid-February.
17 Jan 2012
CMA CGM, China Shipping Container Line and United Arab Shipping Co. are extending their jointly operated Asia-North Europe service to cover Asia-Middle East routes.