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Israel’s Zim to introduce new network of transatlantic services in April

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 21, 2017 – Israeli company Zim Integrated Shipping Services plans to introduce its new network of transatlantic...

BEST terminal operator starts Barcelona-Miranda del Ebro regular freight railway line

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 20, 2017 – Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST), a subsidiary of Hutchison Ports, has started operating a regular...

Ocean Alliance maiden voyage to Adriatic: new routing from April

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) March 16, 2017 – With effect from the first week of April (departures from Far East), the Ocean Alliance service to the...

CMA CGM launches a new service without any stopover between Morocco and Russia

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) March 15, 2017 – CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping group, launches the newly enhanced service AGAX, which will...

Viking Cruises to operate seven calls at Valencia port in 2017

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 6, 2017 – Norwegian group Viking Cruises said it plans to operate a total of seven calls at Valencia port in 2017. The...

Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises present 2017 offer in Valencia

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 6, 2017 – Norwegian Cruise Line and Oceania Cruises chose Valencia to launch itineraries, current promotions and new...

GNV launches Barcelona-Nador ferry service

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) March 4, 2017 – Starting next June, the Italian shipping company Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV) S.p.A. will launch a new maritime...

Weco RoRo includes Djen-Djen port in regular schedule in Mediterranean

Djen-Djen, Algeria (Ports Europe) March 1, 2017 – Danish ro-ro and project cargo company Weco RoRo has included Algeria’s Djen-Djen port in its...

ZIM unveils restructured network

Haifa, Israel (Ports Europe) February 27, 2017 – ZIM has announced details of its new ZIM MED PACIFIC (ZMP) service, commencing April 2017.  ...

EKOL launches regular line linking Izmir to Paris via Sète port

Sète, France (Ports Europe) February 21, 2017 – Turkish company EKOL has started operating a regular line connecting the Izmir port to France’s...

Trieste Marine Terminal increases Munich train frequency

Trieste, Italy (PortSeurope) February 14, 2017 – A fourth regular weekly block train departure from Trieste to Munich and vice versa will commence at...

2M alliance announces service changes affecting Spanish ports

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) February 14, 2017 – Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), forming the 2M alliance, have announced the...

Santander port, Cantabria government to cooperate

Santander, Spain (Ports Europe) February 14, 2017 – The launch of a regular maritime line connecting the port of Santander with Morocco is one of the...

Algeria’s ENTMV to launch Mostaganem-Barcelona service

Mostaganem, Algeria (Ports Europe) February 6, 2017 – State-owned ferry company Entreprise Nationale de Transport Maritime de Voyageurs (ENTMV) is to...

Trieste railway line to make Baltic-Mediterranean transport more flexible

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) January 31, 2017 – The German port of Kiel on the Baltic Sea and the Italian port of Trieste in the Adriatic have been...

Barcelona port operates first call of HDASCO ship as part of Mediterranean service

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) January 27, 2017 – Iranian shipping company Hafez Darya Arya (HDAS Co), belonging to the Islamic Republic of Iran...

Chipolbrok starts service to Far, Middle East

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) January 25, 2017 – US-based shipping company Chipolbrok, which operates its Spanish hub at the port of Bilbao, has started a...

First train on TEN-T Adriatic-Baltic corridor to depart from Trieste port on Jan 25

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) January 23, 2017 – The first intermodal train scheduled on the Kiel-Gothenburg route will travel from Trieste port...

Cosiarma returns to Lisbon port on Jan 22

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 23, 2017 – Italian shipping company Cosiarma S.p.a., which left Lisbon port in 2014, has resumed its maritime...

Balearia, Renfe sign deal to sell tickets jointly

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) January 20, 2017 – The president of shipping company Balearia, Adolfo Utor, and the chairman of Spanish state-run railway...

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