EU approves millionaire aid to German railways

Brussels - The European Commission has approved a German aid scheme to promote the shift of freight traffic from road to rail. The scheme has an overall budget of €350 million and will run from 2018 to 2023.


Green light for Port of Koper Container Terminal extension

The total length of the container terminal quayside shall be then 695 meters.


“Bari and Brindisi are East Asia’s first ports of call in the EU” / INTERVIEW

“We believe that the Authority must support the traffic that suits each port’s specialisations. According to the scenarios we have studied, we know that the terminals of the Southern Adriatic can increase trade of goods with the Balkans and with the so-called MENA countries (editor’s note: Middle East and North Africa).”


Scorpio: scrubbers for tankers and bulkers

Monaco - Scorpio Tankers has announced that it will purchase exhaust gas cleanings systems for 42 of its vessels in 2019 and for 10 of its vessels in 2020. The value of these agreements is estimated to be $79.6 million, but the manufacturers involved have not been revealed


Boeing delivers its 2,000th plane to China

San Francisco - Top U.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing Company delivered on Friday its 2,000th airplane to China, a milestone, writes Xinhua news agency, for the U.S. aircraft maker in the world’s largest commercial aviation market

China’s logistics sector reports steady growth
Maersk to start reefer rail service in Russia

Maersk to start reefer rail service in Russia

St. Petersburg - Maersk intends to develop refer rail service in Russian from sea port into hinterland. According to Maersk Russia, the line has already made test shipments of perishables by rail. Thus, import fruit was dispatched from St. Petersburg to Novosibirsk

Port of Genoa, end of the alliance between MSC and GIP
Russia blocks Ukrainian navy from entering Sea of Azov