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Samskip to enter Baltics and CIS

Transport giant Samskip, responsible for pan-European, environmentally-friendly combined transport services via shortsea, road, rail and inland waterway routes, is launching a new service. The Russian branch of the Samskip company is launching a new trailer service from European countries to Russia, the Baltic states and CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States, mostly nations from the former Soviet […]

COSCO enters Bosnia and Herzegovina

COSCO Shipping is planning to open its first branch the European country of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the capital city of Sarajevo. The Sarajevo office is part of the ‘One Belt – One Road’ Maritime Silk Road initiative, a massive expansion program for efficient cargo transport and sea route that connects China, Southeast Asia, Oceania, Europe […]

Black Sea ports see cargo volumes rise

More cargo passed through several container terminals in the Black Sea region this year, with countries such as Romania, Ukraine, Russia and Bulgaria witnessing a significant increase. In total, TEUs handled by port authorities in Ukraine, Romania, Russia and Bulgaria, excluding transshipments, amounted to more than 1.4 million units (1,472,826) in the first half of […]

Top transporter paves way for new route

Sea- and ocean-cargo transport company Maersk is ready to lead the way into the future, with an experimental new route that offers an alternative. For all transporters going through the Suez Canal, Maersk is working to create a new navigable route through the Arctic Ocean, a harsh and inhospitable place for around 9 months out […]

Shipping sector is improving

The global market for large cargo transports by sea is a lucrative business, considering the amount of containers and raw materials handled each year. Internationally, around 90% of all cargo has seen its fair share of shipping lanes, whether transported on seas, oceans or rivers, with more than 50,000 merchant ships, bulk carriers, tankers and container […]