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Algeciras, Tarifa ports are ready for OPE 2017

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) June 26, 2017 – The ports of Algeciras and Tarifa activated on Friday the special regime for Operación Paso del Estrecho 2017...

Hannibal launches Melzo-Trieste intermodal service

Trieste, Italy June 20, 2017 – Hannibal, in partnership with Alpe Adria S.p.A., is launching a new intermodal service between Melzo (Milan) and Trieste,...

Russia’s Freight One organises cargo shipment for Knauf at Taganrog port

Taganrog, Russia (PortSEurope) June 19, 2017 – Russian logistics company JSC Freight One organised the first complex cargo transportation by sea from the...

France’s CMA CGM updates Euroaf3 service

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) June 15, 2017 – French shipping company CMA CGM, in line with its intentions to further optimise its connections with Africa,...

Boluda Lines sets up shipping agency based in Lisbon port

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) June 13, 2017 – Boluda Lines, a leading Spanish shipowner and global marine services company, will bet on Lisbon port through...

DP World starts offering Tarragona-Genoa regular line

Tarragona, Spain (PortSEurope) June 12, 2017 – DP World has started offering a regular shipping line between Spain’s Tarragona and Italy’s Genoa...

Georgia, Iran & Azerbaijan to launch south-west transport corridor

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) June 12, 2017 – The heads of Georgian, Iranian and Azerbaijani railways have discussed launching a new South-West...

MacAndrews considers regular service connecting Ferrol port to northern Europe

Ferrol, Spain (PortSEurope) June 8, 2017 – MacAndrews & Company Limited is considering launching a regular service that connects Spain’s Ferrol...

Kazakhstan, China presidents launch train container service to Turkey, Central Asia

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) June 8, 2017 – Kazakhstan’s president Nursultan Nazarbayev and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have officially launched a...

Trieste and Duisburg ports to cooperate

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) June 9, 2017 – Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) and the northern Italian port of Trieste are set to increase their...

Renfe Mercancías to start Barcelona port-Lyon freight line in Autumn

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) June 7, 2017 – Spanish freight railway firm Renfe Mercancías SA plans to start an international container traffic service...

Barcelona port to have direct rail connection to France’s Lyon

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) June 6, 2017 – Barcelona port will have a new rail freight service with Lyon (France), Spanish Public Works Minister Íñigo...

Costa Crociere starts operating line from Tarragona

Tarragona, Spain (PortSEurope), June 3, 2017 – Italy-based Costa Crociere S.p.A. has started to operate from Tarragona port as a base port for a route that...

Ukraine eyes strengthening of ferry links with Turkey

Chernomorsk, Ukraine (PortSEurope), June 3, 2017 – Ukraine and Turkey should strengthen the development of their ferry transport links and, in particular, to...

Valencia port authority to open BIP at Sagunto port in stages

Sagunto, Spain (PortSEurope) June 1, 2017 – Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) plans to open in the Border Inspection Post (BIP) at...

Egypt and Greece agree to launch cruise services

Port Said, Egypt (PortSEurope) June 1, 2017 – Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism has been taking steps to revive the local tourism industry which has failed...

Italian GNV to intensify links Sète-Morocco from June 1

Sète, France (PortSEurope) June 1, 2017 – Italian shipping company Grandi Navi Veloci s.p.a. (GNV) will intensify the links between French Mediterranean...

Valencia port to improve service for OPE 2017 passengers

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 31, 2017 – Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) has committed to improve the service for passengers at...

India’s SCI incorporates Barcelona into Indian Subcontinent-Mediterranean service

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) May 26, 2017 – The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI) has incorporated Barcelona port to its service between the Indian...

Ocean Alliance announces new mainline services at Malta Freeport.

Malta Freeport (PortSEurope) May 25, 2017 – Ocean Alliance (CMA-CGM, Evergreen, OOCL and Cosco Shipping) has published details of new mainline services...

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