The leading container ports still call the shots — thanks to the schedules of the three powerful alliances — but rival smaller ports are adding business and in the process are giving shippers options to northern and southern Europe.
Port of Zeebrugge
12 Jul 2018
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.
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.