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Europe: Train Gains Ground in Goods Transport

Jun 26, 2018

Parties involved in the transport of goods by rail have reached agreement with State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven on a package of measures designed to make goods transport by rail more sustainable and more attractive.  The measures include a large reduction in the user fee…

Kenya Plans More Cargo Train to De-congest Mombasa Port

Jun 24, 2018

The standard gauge rail (SGR) freight service will increase the number of daily trains on the Mombasa-Nairobi route in the next five months to facilitate faster movement of cargo between the port and the inland container depot (ICD) in Embakasi…

New Boost for Dutch Rail Freight Transport

Jun 20, 2018

Various parties active in the rail freight transport sector have reached agreement with State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven about an incentives package that is intended to make rail freight transport even more sustainable and attractive…

NWSA Import Volumes Rise in May 2018

Jun 20, 2018

May imports at the Northwest Seaport Alliance of Seattle and Tacoma reached their highest level since 2010 this year.At 131,067 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units), import volumes were 0.7 percent above last May's total.Export volumes of 114,227 TEUs marked a 11…

Nils van Vliet Appointed CEO of Railport Antwerp

Jun 19, 2018

Railport Antwerp, a joint initiative by Antwerp Port Authority, the Left Bank Development Corporation and the industry associations Essenscia Vlaanderen and VOKA-Alfaport, is to expand its activities.  The company will actively serve rail transport in the port…

Call for Development of Holistic Corridor in Baltic

Jun 07, 2018

Development of transport corridors ensures smart and innovative cross-border transport and logistics services on the core transport network of the Baltic Sea Region.  The ways to develop the smart North Sea–Baltic, Baltic–Adriatic and Scandinavian…

APL Expedites Last Mile Delivery in U.S.

Jun 01, 2018

APL has announced an enhancement to its exclusive Eagle Express X (EXX) service, promising a more expeditious last mile delivery of import cargo with same-day cargo availability at the Global Gateway South (GGS) Terminal in Los Angeles. The…

Wärtsilä Intermodal Pact with VR Group

May 28, 2018

The technology group Wärtsilä and VR Group, a national railway operator owned by the Finnish State, deepen their partnership as Wärtsilä begins to recondition the engines of diesel locomotives.  The agreement significantly extends the previous relationship between the companies…

Wabtec and GE Transportation to Merge

May 21, 2018

Wabtec Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with GE Transportation, a unit of General Electric Company. The combination will make Wabtec a Fortune 500, global transportation leader in rail equipment, software and services…

CH Robinson Introduces Trans-Eurasian Rail Freight Service

May 10, 2018

C.H. Robinson announced the launch of its trans-Eurasian rail freight service between China and Europe. The new service offering connects nine origin terminals in China with eight destination cities in Europe including Hamburg.“The new rail line complements our air and ocean offerings…

European Cargo Logistics, DSV Launch Moravia Shuttle

May 04, 2018

European Cargo Logistics (ECL), an associated company of Lübecker Hafen-Gesellschaft mbH (LHG), and DSV Road AB, a part of DSV – Global Transport and Logistics, are now reaching another spot on the map, Zajeci in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic…

Grimaldi Christens Grande New York

Apr 23, 2018

The Grande New York, part of the new fleet of the Grimaldi Group, was christened in the Port of NY-NJ at Port Newark Auto Marine Terminal (FAPS).  Godmother was Amanda Matilda Cuomo Cole, granddaughter of former late NY Governor, Mario Cuomo and niece of current NY Governor Andrew Cuomo…

JNPT to Start Direct Port Delivery Transport

Apr 09, 2018

The Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) will roll out Direct Port Delivery (DPD) transport solution from May 1, enabling faster and cost-effective movement of containers. 'The innovative transport solution is aimed to achieve seamless and…

TFI International Buys Normandin Transit

Apr 03, 2018

North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry TFI International acquired Normandin Transit.  Based in Napierville, Quebec, Normandin has grown rapidly since its founding in 1988 by focusing on the transportation of…

US Trucking Market Impacts MSC Services

Mar 23, 2018

Due to supply problems in the U.S. trucking market dating back to mid-2017, carriers including Mediterranean Shipping Company MSC have been forced to reduce door delivery in some parts of the country. MSC is continuing to conduct door deliveries for shippers in many regions…

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