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Russia to start operating Crimea-Turkey cruise line in June

Sochi, Russia (PortSEurope) May 19, 2017 – Russia plans to start operating a regular cruise line connecting Sochi to the Crimea and Turkey on June 11, the...

Spliethoff includes calls at Sagunto port in Medliner service

Sagunto, Spain (PortSEurope) May 18, 2017 – Following the recent extension of the Medliner service to Veracruz, Dutch-based company Spliethoff has announced...

Hapag-Lloyd improves IMEX service between Mediterranean, India, Middle East

Genoa, Italy (PortSEurope) May 15, 2017 – Hapag-Lloyd has announced the improvement of its IMEX service between the Mediterranean, India and the Middle East...

Hapag-Lloyd, Yang Ming, Maersk to update container services at Odessa port in May

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) May 15, 2017 – Odessa port is planning a significant expansion of its activities. The Odessa container terminal (OCT), which is...

The truck service area and the Vgas natural gas station operational in Marseille

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) May 14, 2017 – The dedicated parking area for truck drivers and the Vgas Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV) station on the Mât...

The Alliance shipping group returns to Damietta port

Damietta, Egypt (PortSEurope) May 15, 2017 – The Alliance group of shipping companies that withdrew from East Port Said in March due to increased fees...

Tanger Med managers to visit Vigo port

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) May 11, 2017 – The recent extension to Tanger Med of the Motorway of the Sea connecting Vigo port to Nantes has attracted the...

Italy’s Cemat starts operating La Spezia-Padua dry ports fast railway corridor

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) May 10, 2017 – Italian transport company Cemat S.p.a. has started operating the fast track railway corridor connecting La...

Hapag-Lloyd announces update of MGX service

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 9, 2017 – Hapag-Lloyd has announced the update of its Mediterranean Gulf Express (MGX) service with the inclusion of a call...

Spain’s Baleària reinforces Valencia-Ibiza ferry services

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 8, 2017 – Spanish ferry group Baleària plans to strengthen its services connecting the Valencia region to the Ibiza...

Suardiaz extends Morocco ro-ro service

Nantes-St.Nazaire, France (PortSEurope) May 5, 2017 – Suardiaz, the Spanish shipping and logistics group, is extending its Montoir-de-Bretagne (Nantes)...

Boluda starts operating towage services at Mexico’s Manzanillo port

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) April 25, 2017 – Boluda Towage and Salvage, the tugboat division of Spanish group Boluda Corporación Marítima, through its...

Repsol, Enagás complete first pipe-to-ship bunkering in Europe at Cartagena port

Cartagena, Spain (PortSEurope) April 24, 2017 – Spanish companies Repsol and Enagás have for the first time in Europe supplied a ship with liquefied natural...

TFG Transfracht links up with Koper port

Koper, Slovenia (PortSEurope) April 25, 2017 – TFG Transfracht, a provider of containerized seaport hinterland services, is to integrate the Adriatic...

Neptune Lines starts operating at Setubal port

Setubal, Portugal (PortSEurope) April 24, 2017 – Greek shipping group Neptune Lines has started operating the “Iberia + Med + Aegean & Black...

Cruise ship to service Sochi-Crimea route is almost ready for operation

Sochi, Russia (PortSEurope) April 23, 2017 – The cruise ship, which will carry service the regular Sochi-Crimea route, is almost ready to start operations....

Ukrainian government presents route of test freight train to Iran

Chernomorsk, Ukraine (Ports Europe) April 23, 2017 – The route of the test train from Ukraine to Iran will pass through Baku, Azerbaijan, to the port of...

Barska Plovidba to relaunch Bar-Bari ferry line

Bar, Montenegro (PortSEurope) April 23, 2017 – Montenegro’s Barska Plovidba A.D. has signed an agreement with Croatia’s Jadrolinija to restart...

Spain’s Trasmediterranea starts Gandia-Ibiza ferry service

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) April 19, 2017 – Spanish ferry operator Trasmediterranea has started operating a regular service connecting Gandia port to...

Algeciras container terminal attracts international services

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) April 19, 2017 – The container terminal at the port of Algeciras, TTI Algeciras, has incorporated in the last few weeks the...

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