Ocean carriers eventually will have an alternative to the Bosphorus Strait — if Turkish President Recep Erdogan sticks to his plan to start work this year on a new 32-mile canal. It is top among Turkey's new transport projects.
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21 Dec 2017
The rails' inability to increase their market share over road could threaten public funding of the sector.
13 Dec 2017
Decision makers in Europe are getting a little concerned about China's surging investment in the continent's strategic sectors; still, the investment pace is not likely to slow soon.
04 Dec 2017
The growth of rail volume on the China-Europe rail routes has been rapid in the past year, but limitations on the trade route are being exposed.
16 Nov 2017
Hutchison Ports is poised to establish itself in the Black Sea.
16 Nov 2017
The inability of mega-ships to enter and leave Hamburg fully loaded is affecting container throughput and could hurt the port's competitiveness.
30 Oct 2017
China had planned to divert 15 percent of its overall container flows between it and Europe.
05 Sep 2017
Rail traffic between Italy and Germany is expected to rise sharply in September, which is not good news with the crucial Alpine route shut down until Oct. 7.
17 Aug 2017
The dispute focuses on efforts to modernize the Trans-Siberian Railway.
16 Jun 2017
The new track will also help raise rail’s share of hinterland container traffic.
15 Jun 2017
The port also plans to boost its logistics business to exploit growing demand for just-in-time deliveries that resulted in Amazon deciding to locate its largest UK fulfillment center on the site.
12 Jun 2017
The $228 million deal comes in the wake of similar deals in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East — including the purchase of Rotterdam’s Euromax Terminal and a majority stake in Greece's largest port, Piraeus.
09 Jun 2017
The largest and most ambitious global infrastructure project is China’s Belt and Road Initiative, and the United States is falling behind.
22 May 2017
The deal follows the official adoption earlier this year of an ambitious development plan for the port.
18 May 2017
The decision will facilitate infrastructure investment.
05 May 2017
The expansion project will cost $80 million.
27 Mar 2017
The successful bidder will be obliged to invest 180 million euros in the port over seven years.
09 Feb 2017
The court ruled that the port must address several environmental issues before it can proceed.
12 Jan 2017
Sweden’s top port of Gothenburg must invest in deepening its access channel and container berths to remain a leading Nordic hub amid increased competition.
29 Dec 2016
Food shippers have taken a particular interest in using the rail services made possible by the new line at Port Bronka.
05 Dec 2016
Russian and global transport companies are in a heated fight for control of Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, Russia’s largest stevedore company.
10 Nov 2016
Russian auto and railway carriers will soon adopt a new contracting system meant to provide shippers with long-term pricing certainty and increase infrastructure investment, but some shippers are concerned about the new system.
04 Nov 2016
The port of Liverpool on Friday officially inaugurated a new deep-sea container terminal as it works to create a new ocean trading gateway to re-jig the national supply chain.
25 Oct 2016
The decision ends decades of indecision that has been condemned by UK business leaders, shippers, and freight forwarders.
03 Oct 2016
Work on the project is slated to begin in summer 2017 and finish up in fall 2018.
05 Sep 2016
The new partnership with Summa will also focus on developing and implementing “cutting-edge” freight delivery and port processing technologies, Dubai-based DP World said.
13 Jul 2015
The benefits for containerized trade have not yet been clearly spelled out in China’s One Belt, One Road plan, but the scale of the initiative and the economic figures involved should make compelling reading for Asia-Europe shippers.
25 Apr 2014
Peel Ports, owner of the port of Liverpool, signed a £100 million ($168 million) contract with China’s Zhenhua Heavy Industries to supply cranes for a new deep-water quay that will triple the size of container ships the northwestern UK port can handle.
04 Mar 2014
Summa, the Russian energy and transport conglomerate, confirmed its plans to build a container terminal in Ukraine when tensions between Moscow and Kiev ease.
04 Jul 2013
The French government is selling a further 9.5 percent stake in Aeroports de Paris, but it will retain control of the operator of Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport, Europe’s largest cargo hub.
25 Jun 2013
Truck owners in Russia are threatening to set up road blocks to protest new fees for 12-ton trucks using federal roads, The Moscow Times reports.
24 Jun 2013
Russian president Vladimir Putin unveiled plans to spend nearly $14 billion on three large rail and road projects to ease transport bottlenecks and stimulate a slowing economy.
28 Feb 2013
The European Union will co-finance more than €2.5 million (about US$3.3 million) from the TEN-T Programme to improve the maritime infrastructure in Lake Mälaren in Sweden to accommodate larger vessels.
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