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COSCO Plans European Transhipment Hub

 China's COSCO is forging ahead with a plan to build a European transhipment hub, reports Reuters. The state owned shipping giant is expected to make an offer for

COSCO Also Eyes Greek Train Network

China's COSCO already the sole bidder for Greece's Piraeus Port. Buying both would give COSCO a European transhipment hub. China's COSCO is expected to make

Asia-Europe Box Rates Down 8 pct

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe fell by 8.1 percent to $431 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on Friday,

Boxship Aground Near Port of Hamburg

A Chinese container ship that is one of the world's largest has run aground on the river Elbe near Germany's largest port Hamburg but shipping to the harbour continues as normal,

BSM, Bernhard Schulte Engage with Japan Shipping Cluster

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) yesterday joined with parent company, Bernhard Schulte, in hosting a reception in Tokyo to engage with the shipping community

Kalmar to Deliver Straddle Carriers for Maher's NJ Terminal

Kalmar has received a large order for  27 straddle carriers from its long-term customer Maher Terminals LLC in Elizabeth, NJ.   The order has been booked into

Global Oil Demand Growth Slowing: Kemp

The United States was one of the biggest sources of oil demand growth in 2015 but the outlook for 2016 is much more muted, according to official forecasters. The U.

Singapore Slaps Heavy Fine on N. Korea-linked Shipper

Singapore-based Chinpo Shipping Company (Private) Ltd was fined S$180,000 ($125,698) on Friday for facilitating a shipment of arms to North Korea in violation of U.

Asia-Europe Box Rates Fall Again

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe fell by 13.9 percent to $469 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on Friday,

MSC Acquires Portugal Intermodel CP Carga

 Swiss  Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC) has finalized the acquisition of CP Carga, the freight and logistics unit of Portugal’s state-owned railway.

CMA CGM Steps Up Iran Presence

France's CMA CGM, the world's third-largest container shipping group, will expand its presence in Iran after signing a landmark deal on Thursday with the Islamic

Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville Breaks Annual Shipping Record

For the second year in a row, the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville set an annual shipping record with total cargo tonnage for 2015 exceeding the previous year's volume by nearly 16 percent.

Port of Beaumont Celebrates Centennial

2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the Port of Beaumont, a major deepwater port in Southeast Texas.  A series of celebrations and public events began October 20th,

Samskip Extends Shortsea Services in Norway

Samskip has expanded its shortsea service network in Norway with Kristiansund and Molde by adding Gjemnes as its 10th port of call.   The multimodal solution

Peel Ports Secures WEC Lines Service for Liverpool

Dutch company WEC Lines is to begin weekly calls at the Port of Liverpool from February 10th, providing a new option for shippers looking to access central and northern UK markets.

Norfolk Intermodal Volume Falls

 Norfolk Southern Railway has announced disappointing financial results, and a cost-cutting plan that could eliminate two thousand jobs over the next four years.

AMP Demands Retraction of Jones Act Report

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voice of the domestic maritime industry, today released a statement in response to the sheer number of factual errors

Port of Beaumont Announces Roby's Retirement

Chris Fisher, Port Director & CEO of the Port of Beaumont, announced that John Roby, Director of Corporate Affairs, plans to retire in early February 2016. Roby,

New Growth Record at French Port

Press release - Record container volumes headlined all-round freight growth at leading French port Marseille Fos in 2015, when total cargo rose 4.1% on the previous year to 81.

Greek Pension Protests Hit All Transport Sectors

Ferries were docked at Greek ports on Wednesday as sailors kicked off their second 48-hour strike this week, adding to a groundswell of public discontent over plans

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