Ports

Trieste launches innovative intermodal project

Italy’s Port of Trieste is trying out a new strategy for multimodal freight transport, said to revolutionize seaside operations. Considering this is one of Italy’s important ports to the Adriatic Sea, Trieste authorities implemented the Comodalce project (Enhancing COordination on multiMODAL freight transport in CE). The aim of this complex change is to make intermodal […]

Infrastructure project means great loss for port fleet

While infrastructure projects around the world are meant to improve cargo flow, the case isn’t the same for one unlucky port in Ukraine. The Mariupol port reported losing an incredible 33% of its fleet and around 100,000 tonnes of metal products (per month) due to the recent construction of a… bridge. The bridge across the […]

New way for Asian cargo to enter Europe

Recent talks between officials led to a new transport route meant to encourage Asian countries to transport their cargo to Europe. Officials from Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Romania signed a declaration of development, at a recent meeting in Bucharest (Romania), for a new Caspian Sea – Black Sea international transport corridor. The new route will […]

Port of Hamburg cooperates with Latvian ports

Authorities at the Port of Hamburg have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Latvian Ministry of Transport, for better cooperation. This recent agreement between the two countries will be able to offer improved trade between the famous Port of Hamburg (in Germany) and Latvia’s ports of Riga, Ventspils and Liepāja. In the Memorandum, the […]

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 […]