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Ellerman City Liners launches USA-Bilbao container service

Bilbao, Spain (PortSEurope) February 3, 2023 – Ellerman City Liners will launch, in mid-February, a weekly direct service between the Port of Bilbao and...

Piraeus Port Authority starts new car shipment route with COSCO

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) February 1, 2023 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) had jointly launched a new car shipment route and service with COSCO...

MSC container service links Malta Freeport with India

Valletta, Malta (PortSEurope) January 31, 2023 – MSC has launched the new India-West Med Service which links Malta Freeport with India. The new service...

CMA CGM links Poti by rail with Central Asia

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) January 30, 2023 – French shipper CMA CGM has announced a service linking the Port of Poti with the Caucasus and Central...

Second Caspian feeder line Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan starts with Uzbek cargo

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (PortSEurope) January 26, 2023 – More than 100 (40-foot) containers were transshipped through Turkmenistan’s Caspian Sea port of...

Kalypso starts container link with Yilport, Port of Taranto

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) January 24, 2023 – The Kalypso container line, part of RifLine, has started a feeder service connection with Taranto’s...

Port of Taranto restarts railway line

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) January 23, 2023 – The Port of Taranto has restarted the railway line connection between the multi-purpose pier of the port...

NUTEP terminal received the first container ship of the new regular SINOKOR line

Novorossiysk, Russia (PortSEurope) January 22, 2023 – NUTEP Container Terminal in Russia’s Black Sea port of Novorossiysk started processing the direct...

Civitavecchia Fruit and Forest Terminal benefits from fast road corridor

Civitavecchia, Italy (PortSEurope) January 20, 2023 – Civitavecchia Fruit and Forest Terminal (CFFT) will now benefit from a fast road corridor for...

Lisbon’s Alcântara Container Terminal to have first direct USA link

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) January 19, 2023 – The Alcântara Container Terminal will have the first regular transatlantic stopover to the United...

New Ukrainian rail link with Romania’s Constanta port starts

Constanța, Romania (PortSEurope) January 19, 2023 – A new Ukrainian rail link with Romania’s Constanta port has resumed after a gap of 17 years....

Port of Novorossiysk starts handling container line SINOKOR between Asia and Russia

Novorossiysk, Russia (PortSEurope) January 17, 2023 – The Novorossiysk container terminal of NUTEP has started handling direct ocean services of the...

New breakbulk services between the Far East and Middle East by HMM and NBP

Seoul, South Korea (PortSEurope) January 9, 2023 – South Korean shipping group, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), and Japan’s NYK Bulk & Projects...

New Venice, Far East container service starts

Venice, Italy (PortSEurope) January 3, 2023 – Italian Rif Line is a container service operating between Venice and the Far East. The MV Rijnborg, a...

Second feeder container line across Caspian from Turkmenistan to Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) December 31, 2022 – Turkmenistan’s Merchant Marine Fleet will provide its Balkan vessel for the second feeder container...

Cruise ships resume services between Turkey and Libya

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) December 21, 2022 – Cruise ships have resumed services between Turkey and Libya with a vessel leaving Izmir in Turkey for...

Uzbekistan sends block train to Burgas, Bulgaria

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) December 21, 2022 – Uzbekistan has send its first block train to Burgas, Bulgaria along the “Middle Corridor”....