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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 […]

New Silk Road welcomes Port of Koper

Officials from the Port of Koper (Slovenia) and Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group (China) agreed to work together, following a Memorandum of understanding. Following a conference at the Maritime Silk Road Port International Cooperation Forum, in the Chinese city of Ningbo, port authorities agreed to a lucrative cooperation between the two. Specifically, the president of the management […]

Inland waterway transport, a growing segment

The industry responsible with transporting cargo on rivers has witnessed its most significant increase in recent years, in Europe, in terms of the percentage of cargo being hauled. According to data, 2016’s logistics industry in Europe reserved 14% of its cargo for river transport. This year, in 2017, river-based transport in Europe accounts for an […]