Archive for the ‘Rail’ Category

EU brings money to Europe

EU brings money to Europe
Despina Doxaki EU brings money to Europe* by Despina Doxaki Banking & Finance Advisor The European Investment Bank estimates that the European Union will need to invest €2 trillion in infrastructure in the 28 member countries through 2020.  The sheer scale of the capital needed will require...
October 28th, 2017 | Automobiles, Banking, Canals, Construction, European Union, Finance, Inland Waterways, Insight, Logistics, News, Organisations, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

“K” Line Donate to help restore the World’s Oldest Railway Station

“K” Line Donate to help restore the World’s Oldest Railway Station
Daisuke Arai and Ross Nagle, Heighngton Railway Station Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) recently gave a donation to Newton Aycliff plant of Hitachi Rail Europe, Ltd (HRE) for the restoration work of Heighington Station, County Durham in the UK – the world’s oldest railway station....
September 28th, 2017 | Charity, Liner Shipping and Trade, Rail | Read More

RMT “SOS 2020” shipping protest in Hull, Saturday 30th September 2017

RMT “SOS 2020” shipping protest in Hull, Saturday 30th September 2017
Mick Cash Shipping union RMT will be holding an event which will promote the aims and objectives of the union’s national SOS 2020 campaign in Hull this Saturday as follows: Saturday 30th September, 10am-4pm outside Hull Maritime Museum, Queen Victoria Square, Hull HU1 3DX. A map to the venue is...
September 27th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Rail | Read More

Ekol opens a new block train between Belgium and Italy

Ekol opens a new block train between Belgium and Italy
… Just 3 weeks ago Ekol Logistics announced opening of new block train connecting Budapest with Cologne that was the first train solution in Ekol East-West corridor and now the company is announcing the launch of a new block train between Zeebrugge, Belgium and Trieste, Italy. This new connection...
September 26th, 2017 | Logistics, Rail | Read More

Swissterminal AG increases capacity in greater Zurich

Swissterminal AG increases capacity in greater Zurich
Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 20 September 2017: The Swissterminal AG has decided to resume operations at the container terminal Niederglatt, located in the municipal district of Niederhasli close to Zurich, with effect from 1.11.2017. This move is in line with an increased customer demand for rail freight...
September 20th, 2017 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

RMT on Government announcement on public sector pay

RMT on Government announcement on public sector pay
Mick Cash RMT CONFIRMS VOTE FOR ACTION ON STAGECOACH SOUTH WEST BUSES RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “Divide and rule will not deflect from the campaign to scrap the pay cap for all and that includes our members on the Royal Fleet Auxiliary down in the Caribbean dealing with the aftermath...
September 12th, 2017 | Associations, Disputes, HR, Rail | Read More

Ekol opens a new block train between Hungary and Germany

Ekol opens a new block train between Hungary and Germany
… Ekol Logistics executes the strategy to develop more intermodal connections in Europe. In line with this objective Ekol opens a new block train service between Budapest, Hungary, and Cologne, Germany. “We are very happy to open this new dedicated train as thanks to it we can connect CEE with...
September 4th, 2017 | Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

UK Rail Industry Forum, 20th Sept 2017

UK Rail Industry Forum, 20th Sept 2017
In just under a month, senior professionals across the rail sector will gather in London for the UK Rail Industry Forum; secure one of the few remaining tickets for this important event today. Do not miss the opportunity to receive insight to new models of delivery and technology, hear solutions for...
August 23rd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

Swisstrain receives approval for alternative routing

Swisstrain receives approval for alternative routing
… Closed Rhine valley rail corridor: Swisstrain receives approval for alternative routing Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 21 August 2017: The Swisstrain, a service offered by Frenkendorf-based Swissterminal AG, has been granted right-of-way for an alternative routing during the closing of the railway...
August 21st, 2017 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

Closure of the Rhine valley rail corridor: Swisstrain offers replacement schedule

Closure of the Rhine valley rail corridor: Swisstrain offers replacement schedule
… Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 18 August 2017: Following the closure of the railway line between the German cities of Rastatt and Baden-Baden, the Swisstrain has developed a replacement schedule for rail freight transport between the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp and the terminal in Frenkendorf/Basel. The...
August 18th, 2017 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Intermodal Europe opens in 16 weeks…

Intermodal Europe opens in 16 weeks…
Join your industry in Amsterdam this November 28 – 30 November 2017 | RAI Amsterdam Intermodal Europe brings together thousands of leading international companies within the container and intermodal industry, providing the ideal platform in Europe to do business and gain market insight. Contact...
August 8th, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Strengthening of trade ties between Duisburg and Yiwu

Strengthening of trade ties between Duisburg and Yiwu
Chinese partners open up branch office Strengthening of trade ties between Duisburg and Yiwu The freight traffic between Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) and the Chinese trading metropolis of Yiwu is being intensified.  The Chinese operator company of the freight train YXE International Container Train,...
July 14th, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

TT Club’s Specialised Cover for China-Europe Rail Link

TT Club’s Specialised Cover for China-Europe Rail Link
Phillip Emmanouel Leading international freight transport insurer, TT Club is ensuring that its Members utilising the burgeoning Asia-Europe rail corridor for container traffic are adequately protected regarding liability exposures. London, Hong Kong & Shanghai, 29 June 2017 Chinese Government investment...
June 29th, 2017 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Who pays the damage for BDI’s volatily?

Who pays the damage for BDI’s  volatily?
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today with 26 points plus at 929, but somebody will soon pay the damage as, except the volatile Capers who gained over 100 points all other Dry Indices where down or with extremely low “gains”. Geopoliticaly more mess is coming as more...
June 28th, 2017 | Associations, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Tourism | Read More

HSH Nordbank participated as MLA in the acquisition financing for Beacon Rail

HSH Nordbank participated as MLA in the acquisition financing for Beacon Rail
Dr. Marcus Kleiner HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is participating as a Mandated Lead Arranger in providing the acquisition financing for Beacon Rail, the leading European rolling stock leasing company, making available a loan of € 87 million. The total amount of financing in the context of an M&A process...
May 26th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Rail | Read More

duisport-Shuttle to JadeWeserPort

duisport-Shuttle to JadeWeserPort
  Erich Staake Duisburg, 27.04.2017 – Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) is expanding its rail freight volume. The Port’s own rail company duisport rail will run one container train weekly between the Port of Duisburg and the container terminal of the JadeWeserPort in Wilhelmshaven as of...
April 27th, 2017 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Your industry event in Shanghai this March

Your industry event in Shanghai this March
 VISITING     EXHIBITING     CONFERENCE    CONTACT US REGISTER NOW   Over 200 Global Exhibitors Intermodal Asia is the world-leading exhibition and conference...
January 18th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Offshore union RMT welcomes safety action by Sikorsky over North Sea helicopters

Offshore union RMT welcomes safety action by Sikorsky over North Sea helicopters
Mick Cash   RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; “We welcome this move as it is a precautionary measure to assure workers and industry that a generic problem doesn’t exist with this model of aircraft. “It comes in the wake of an incident on December 28 and the actions of Sikorsky to suspend...
January 11th, 2017 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Rail | Read More

Ruscon adds new warehouse in Novorossiysk

Ruscon adds new warehouse in Novorossiysk
Ruscon’s new warehouse is open for business The Russian multimodal operator Ruscon has opened a new warehouse in Novorossiysk, its hub located at the Black Sea. The new logistics centre is located at the terminal Ruscon 3 and features direct links to the seaport, the railway system and highways. It...
October 31st, 2016 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

NeMo – Moving road transport toward electric power

NeMo – Moving road transport toward electric power
Brussels, 4 October 2016 – A key European project to facilitate the wide scale deployment of Electromobility in the road transport sector has just launched its activities. The 3-year NeMo project, supported by the EU’s Horizon 2020 Programme, aims to make Electromobility more attractive by tackling...
October 4th, 2016 | Environment, Health and Safety, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  29-Sep-2016 CROSS HARBOUR SWIMMING RACES Hong Kong FIRST RAIL SERVICE CHINA-NETHERLANDS LAUNCHED Rotterdam, Netherlands Cross Harbour Swimming Races Thursday, September 29, 2016, Hong Kong Swimming races across the Eastern Harbour from Lei Yue Mun, Kowloon to Quarry Bay, Hong...
September 29th, 2016 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Sports | Read More

FEPORT: Second Annual Stakeholders Conference, Brussels, December 8th, 2016

FEPORT: Second Annual Stakeholders Conference, Brussels, December 8th, 2016
Let us convert “Weaknesses” and “Threats” for the logistics chain into “Strengths” and “Opportunities”! Episode 1: Infrastructure, bottlenecks and IT Brussels, December 8th, 2016 On December 8th 2016, FEPORT will organise the second Stakeholders’ conference gathering representatives...
September 26th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Have you register for Intermodal 2016?

Have you register for Intermodal 2016?
  Register online today for Intermodal Europe Showcasing global leading companies in the exhibition and hosting expert speakers in the conference, Intermodal Europe 2016 will provide you with the perfect opportunity to do business, network, learn and shape your industry. Click...
September 9th, 2016 | Associations, Consumers Market, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

GEODIS completes first rail transport for Kaporal between China and France

GEODIS completes first rail transport for Kaporal between China and France
GEODIS manages the rail transport between Wuhan in central China and the city of Lyon in France for KAPORAL, the Marseille based designer jeans manufacturer. The first shipment left Wuhan by train, in June, and arrived at Venissieux-Saint-Priest near Lyon, having traveled 11,300 kilometers in 18 days,...
September 5th, 2016 | Fashion, Logistics, Markets, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development
  Transport Minister Chris Grayling with Peel Ports Chief Executive Mark Whitworth – Chris Grayling MP met with operators Peel Ports to view the latest developments at the £400m investment in the city’s deep-water container terminal – The new Secretary of State for Transport, Chris...
August 5th, 2016 | Associations, Container shipping, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More