Archive for the ‘Rail’ Category

U-FREIGHT partner grows in Poland

U-FREIGHT partner grows in Poland
RGW Express, the Polish independent freight forwarder and agent of the U-Freight Group (UFL), is increasing its presence in Poland. Earlier this month, the company – with its offices in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland – moved to a larger facility in Warsaw, which is now fully operational. The...
February 19th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

New company structure for Swissterminal Group

New company structure for Swissterminal Group
The Swissterminal facility in Frenkendorf / Basel Swissterminal AG paves way to enter new markets Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 12 February 2018: Swissterminal will change its company structure and bundle its activities into two divisions, one for operational and the other for non-operational activities....
February 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, News, Rail | Read More

FEPORT: Third Annual Stakeholders’ Conference in Brussels

FEPORT: Third Annual Stakeholders’ Conference in Brussels
Ms Barbara Schretter, Director of the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria, during her welcome speech The Following is the full account of this unique conference and includes the letter of thanks to to those participating, speakers and readers; the second part includes all the conference’s...
January 29th, 2018 | Associations, Canals, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Marseille Fos and Le Havre to link in Swiss rail shuttle

Marseille Fos and Le Havre to link in Swiss rail shuttle
Provence Promotion head Philippe Stéfanini, Marseille Fos CEO Christine Cabau Woehrel, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire and Que Weidong, founder and CEO of Quechen Silicon, with his wife A rail shuttle container service linking the major French ports of Marseille Fos and Le Havre with Switzerland...
January 12th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…
Mick Cash RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry after shocking incident on the Carnival Arcadia at the weekend shines spotlight on lifeboat safety Maritime union RMT has written to safety regulators and the cruise ship industry body today demanding urgent action over life-boat...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Rail, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Opening of Europe’s largest drawbridge

Opening of Europe’s largest drawbridge
.. With a symbolic first train ride the Hamburg Port Authority opened the new Rethebridge in the Port of Hamburg. The new bridge connects important areas in the Port of Hamburg and will thereby optimize the traffic flow in the port and in the city. It is henceforth the biggest lifting bridge in Europe...
December 18th, 2017 | Construction, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Intermodal Europe 2017 – The Smart Shipping Revolution; what does the future look like?

Intermodal Europe 2017 – The Smart Shipping Revolution; what does the future look like?
… The developments in information and communication technology, such as The Internet of Things, blockchain technology, tracking, sensors and big data, are dramatically transforming the container shipping market today, allowing for greater transparency within the shipping supply chain and providing...
November 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

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