Bigger Ships on the Horizon for Fujairah

CEO of Fujairah Terminals

CEO of Fujairah Terminals updates on the progress with expansion plans at the port.

P&O Ferries' Zeebrugge-Tilbury Freight Volumes Never Higher

Pan-European ferry operator P&O Ferries has seen its freight volumes on the Zeebrugge-Tilbury route increase by ...

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ACCC: Industry Members Voice Concerns over Asciano Sale

The sale of the Australian freight logistics company Asciano Limited has given rise to a number of concerns, which ...

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Container Volumes Down in Port of Gothenburg

Swedish Port of Gothenburg, the largest port in Scandinavia, has handled a total of 820,000 TEUs during 2015, ...

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Ports of Stockholm’s December RORO Volumes Thrive

Swedish Ports of Stockholm saw high volumes of RoRo freight in December, driving the strongest end of year monthly ...

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Triton, TAL to Create Container Lessor Giant

US-based Triton Container International Limited and TAL International Group, Inc. entered a merger agreement ...

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P&O Ferries Posts Best Third Quarter Cargo Volumes Ever

U.K.-based ferry operator P&O Ferries transported 367,000 units of freight across the English Channel between ...

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Term of the Day: Container Freight Station (CFS)

A Container Freight Station or CFS is a shipping dock where a cargo is loaded into, or unloaded from containers. ...

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ISS Palumbo Swoops on Union Transport

ISS Palumbo Swoops on Union Transport

ISS Palumbo UK, part of Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), has acquired Newcastle-based freight forwarding ...

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Update: Port of Antwerp Cranks Up the Volume

Port of Antwerp Cranks Up the Volume

Belgium’s Port of Antwerp handled 199,012,082 tonnes of freight in 2014, a 4.3% increase compared to the ...

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Finnlines Takes Two

Finnlines Takes Two

Finnish shipping company Finnlines has agreed to purchase two ro/ro vessels for its North Sea liner services. The ...

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Improved Freight Rates Boost Sovcomflot’s Earnings

Improved Freight Rates Boost Sovcomflot's Earnings

Russian shipowner Sovcomflot (SCF) recorded a net profit of USD 109.1 million for the first nine months of 2014, a ...

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Monthly Container Volumes on a Roller-Coaster Ride

Monthly Container Volumes on a Roller-Coaster Ride

Flatter trading in August hides the fact that headhaul cargo growth from the Mediterranean to North America has ...

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ESC Urges Shippers to Drop Congestion Surcharges

ESC Urges Shippers to Drop Congestion Surcharges

It is unacceptable to hit European businesses with the new so-called congestion surcharges, the European Shippers’ ...

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DFDS Continues Scotland-Belgium Freight Service

DFDS Continues Scotland-Belgium Freight Service

DFDS Seaways, the Scottish Government and Forth Ports have agreed to continue the Rosyth-Zeebrugge freight shipping ...

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Mobile App to Slash Freight Costs

Mobile App to Cut Freight Costs

Dutch companies will soon be the first in the world to be able to sign for goods via mobile phone, according to the ...

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Recovering Freight Rates Threatened by Uncertainty

The oversupply in the freight market is still clearly felt as Panamax freight rates drag along, the Baltic and ...

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Clear Sailing for Suezmaxes

Are Suezmaxes Making a Comeback

Several tanker owners have recently placed orders for Suezmax tankers and market pundits have discussed the merits ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Oct 6 -12)

Freight rates are likely to fall further as carriers stand firm in their reluctance to reduce capacity on the ...

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Freight Rates About to Plunge Again

Freight rates are likely to fall further as carriers stand firm in their reluctance to reduce capacity on the ...

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Freight Rates Staying under Pressure

Freight Rates Staying Under Pressure

The latest reports suggest that the trend of declining freight rates that started last week will continue as ...

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Eco-Fuel to Drive Up Freight Rates at Stena

Eco-Fuel to Drive Up Freight Rates at Stena

Stena Line says that the new sulphur directive for shipping traffic within the North European SECA area, which ...

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