German port union ver.di and port employers are locked in their sixth round of wage negotiations this week in a dispute over inflation-matching increases.
Ports of Bremen/Bremerhaven
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27 Oct 2020
Port software provider Portchain has grown the number of terminals using its berth optimization solution to two transshipment hubs in Europe as terminals seek to better align equipment, capacity, and human resources to vessel calls.
09 Aug 2019
Asian gateways continued to dominate the global port market in 2018, handling more than three-quarters of the total throughput of the top 50 container ports worldwide.
13 Sep 2018
There were several, telling data points that placed the business loss in a historical context.
23 Aug 2018
Officials say alliance volume shifting from Bremerhaven could go a long way toward replacing losses in two areas — one business model-related, the other physical.
21 Aug 2018
Along with trade tensions and the non-finalized new trade rules between the United States and the European Union, trade stakeholders are concerned about the condition of Turkey’s economy, a further deterioration of which would substantially hurt regional trade.
10 Apr 2017
Eurogate raised fears that the German terminals’ competitive position is being threatened by delays to infrastructure projects.
31 Jan 2017
Container traffic stabilized at Europe’s largest terminal in 2016.
11 May 2016
APM Terminals announced Wednesday it will provide container weighing services at 29 locations across its global network to ensure a smooth transition to an international regulation that comes into force on July 1.
26 Jan 2016
Eurogate’s container volume shrank by 2 percent in 2015 as lower Italian traffic offset increased shipments at its domestic German terminals.
16 Nov 2015
Hamburg and Bremerhaven continue to lose business within the North European range to their western competitors Rotterdam and Antwerp.
11 Sep 2015
Port productivity and the ability to handle mega-ships are key drivers for shipping lines in selecting routes and ports of call and German ports must adapt to this new reality if they are to remain competitive.
21 May 2015
German locomotive drivers on Thursday called off their latest strike —the ninth in 10 months – and agreed to refer their dispute with Deutsche Bahn, the state-owned railway company, to arbitration.
11 May 2015
The German rail freight network is struggling to return to normal as train drivers return to work after a near one week strike that severely disrupted industrial supply chains in Europe’s largest economy.
04 May 2015
German locomotive drivers began near week-long strike Monday afternoon that threatens to clog container yards at the country’s leading ports and cause massive disruption to industrial supply chains across Europe’s largest economy.
22 Apr 2015
Rail freight transport has ground to a halt across Germany as a strike by locomotive engineers against Deutsche Bahn, the state-owned railway, enters its second day.
11 Dec 2014
EUROGATE Container Terminal Bremerhaven this week handled its 1 millionth standard rail container, as more intermodal trains served the German gateway this year than in 2013.
07 May 2014
Asia-to-Europe container shippers with tight supply chains are finding that ships are increasingly arriving late versus published schedules.
18 Feb 2014
The Maersk Svendborg container ship lost a “significant number” of containers over board during “very rough” weather in the Bay of Biscay on Feb. 14, according to Maersk Line.
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 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...
31 May 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.
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