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Infrastructure News

International infrastructure news and analysis of infrastructure projects and policy.

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Despite publicly indicating a preference for the Port of Trieste in Italy, China may have really been working on securing market entry into Europe via a connection to the Rhine-Alpine corridor in Rijeka, Croatia.

News & Analysis

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.
01 Dec 2017
Fruit shippers' longstanding frustration with what they describe as high rates and low service levels could change with the introduction of more competition.
30 Nov 2017
The opening of the Turkmenbashi seaport in Turkmenistan gives shippers interested in using China-Europe rail one more routing option.
27 Nov 2017
The connectivity will facilitate trade between Bangladesh and a landlocked Indian state.
21 Nov 2017
Bangladesh has revised it plans for the Payra port.
21 Nov 2017
Authorities are working toward a “hub-and-spoke system” for domestic cargo distribution through private participation.
20 Nov 2017
Indian authorities handling the upgrade of the Chabahar port in Iran plan to team up with a local company.
17 Nov 2017
The $85.1 million dredging work will raise the outer bar of the Passur River.
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.
16 Nov 2017
The agreements bring the number of Hutchison Ports' terminal locations to 51 globally.
15 Nov 2017
The port said it is in negotiations with an unnamed potential operator for the new Dames Point auto terminal.
09 Nov 2017
A long-shot proposal has been floated to build a railroad that supporters say could make it quicker and cheaper to move cargo by land between Mexico’s Pacific and Gulf coasts than the Panama Canal.
06 Nov 2017
DP World continues to target expansion in the Horn of Africa.
06 Nov 2017
That state aid scheme underscores the importance the Narendra Modi government places on coastal and short-sea shipping.
03 Nov 2017
The specific details of the settlement were not immediately available.
02 Nov 2017
Bangladesh is India’s seventh-largest trading partner by volume.
01 Nov 2017
Double stacking trains is more efficient than single stacking trains and increases the capacity and the economies of scale of each train.
31 Oct 2017
“The work stoppage is a major setback for the project.”
30 Oct 2017
China had planned to divert 15 percent of its overall container flows between it and Europe.
27 Oct 2017
Efforts to bolster coastal shipping to ease port congestion and lower logistics costs gain momentum.
26 Oct 2017
The corridor is the second-busiest artery in the country.
26 Oct 2017
The project is targeted for completion within 18 months.
25 Oct 2017
Bharat Mala supplements the much publicized Sagar Mala program.
23 Oct 2017
The official said four companies have met pre-selection conditions under the new tender.
19 Oct 2017
Port officials are evaluating the best ways to keep capacity above demand.
06 Oct 2017
Ports must invest more than $100 billion over the next five years to upgrade infrastructure for big ships. Private equity funds ready to step if, if the deals fit their investment strategies.
05 Oct 2017
“The expectation is that the work on the short-term solution will begin later this year.”
05 Oct 2017
Delays at Chittagong are between 10 and 15 days.
21 Sep 2017
US Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-Calif., suggests a tax on surface freight transportation to meet the nation's huge infrastructure development needs.
20 Sep 2017
The number of overseas port locations with investment from China’s big three terminal operators has tripled in the past five years.
16 Sep 2017
Codesa runs the ports of Praia Mole and Vitoria.
12 Sep 2017
Port to advance funds to get project started more quickly.
07 Sep 2017
Chittagong Chamber of Commerce President Mahbubul Alam expressed satisfaction over the government’s moves.