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Boluda Lines to advertise Cape Verde line at Conxemar exhibition

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) October 4, 2017 – The commitment of Boluda Lines (Boluda Corporación Marítima) to the international frozen seafood products...

WEC Lines starts operating regular calls at Huelva port 

Huelva, Spain (Ports Europe) October 1, 2017 – WEC Lines has started operating a regular call at Huelva port together with the ports of Leixoes, Vigo,...

MSC reinforces presence at Las Palmas port

Las Palmas, Spain (Ports Europe) October 1, 2017 – Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has informed Las Palmas port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Las...

Ekol starts Trieste-Zeebrugge block train service

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) September 28, 2017 – At the beginning of September, Ekol Lojistik A.S. started a block train line between Zeebrugge,...

Corsica Ferries opens new route to Balearic Islands

Bastia, Corsica, France (Ports Europe) September 27, 2017 – Corsica Ferries will open a new line next year to the island of Mallorca, operating from...

Trieste Marine Terminal, new rail service for the Czech Republic

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) September 26, 2017 – From September 9, 2017, a new rail service has been set up for the Czech Republic which connects...

Opel to relaunch freight line to Valencia port on October 2

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) September 25, 2017 – German carmaker Opel has said it plans to relaunch the operation of a direct rail line for the transport...

Hannibal introduces 7th service on the Melzo-Rotterdam rail route

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) September 25, 2017 – Contship has announced that Hannibal will increase the frequency of the Melzo-Rotterdam rail  from...

Spain’s Boluda Lines to launch regular line linking Cape Verde to Spain in October

Las Palmas, Spain (Ports Europe) September 18, 2107 – Spanish company Boluda Lines, the international freight transport subsidiary of Boluda Corporación...

Spain’s JSV Logistic incorporates Málaga port in its sea freight routes

Málaga, Spain (Ports Europe) September 15, 2017 – Spanish company JSV Logistic has incorporated Málaga port in its sea freight routes to the Canary...

Valencia port to introduce rail traffic management platform on Sep 30

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) September 15, 2017 – Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) plans to launch the rail service digital...

CMA CGM to launch Marseille-Tanger Med ro-ro service

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) September 14, 2017 – After years of bilateral negotiations between France and Morocco, ministerial visits and abortive...

Spain’s OHL starts container transhipment operations at Tenerife port

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) September 13, 2017 – Spanish company Obrascon Huarte Lain S.A. (OHL) has started container transhipment operations at...

New entry system at Ashdod port to improve service

Ashdod, Israel (Ports Europe) September 11, 2017 – The Ashdod Port Company has recently completed a large and complex project of upgrading the gate...

Rail Cargo Austria to launch intermodal service to Iran, via Trieste

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) September 6, 2017 – Austria’s Rail Cargo Group, together with the Turkish shipping company U.N. Ro-Ro İşletmeleri...

MACS adds Charleston port to service from Bilbao

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) September 6, 2017 – MACS Maritime Carrier GmbH & Co, based in Hamburg (Germany), has added the US port of Charleston to...

Wärtsilä successfully tests remote ship operation

San Diego, USA (Ports Europe) September 4, 2017 – Wärtsilä has said it successfully tested the remote control of ship operations, which involved...

Cosco announces express cargo shipping to Europe via Piraeus port

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) September 5, 2017 – A new service called “China-Europe Sea-Land Express Cargo” is being started by Cosco...

Terminal Container Ravenna to test new fast clearing procedures for automotive imports

Ravenna, Italy (Ports Europe) September 3, 2017 – Terminal Container Ravenna (TCR) is to be the testing port for new procedures on automotive imports....

HMM starts tests of IoT technology for reefer containers

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) September 1, 2017 – Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has started a test of the Internet of Things (IoT) technology in its...

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