The largest and the most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world JKS announced that the Company has signed an agreement with COSCO SHIPPING Lines (Greece) to use the Greek Port of Piraeus as a distribution hub for the shipment of its renewable energy products in Europe, and in particular for Greece, the Balkans and the EMEA region.
Chinaʼs COSCO acquires stake in Budapest cargo terminal
Chinaʼs COSCO Shipping on Wednesday acquired a more than 15% stake in Rail Cargo Terminal-BILK, the Hungarian unit of Austriaʼs Rail Cargo Group, state news wire MTI reports.
More operative services of towboats in the Port of Klaipeda
The services, related to the activity of the port’s towboats, become more high-speed and simplified in the Port of Klaipėda. This is enabled by the modernized shipping line management information system (LUVIS).
First regular railway service to connect China with Gdansk
DCT Gdansk launched the first permanent railway connection of the Euro China Train. The train will regularly arrive from Xi’an in China via the Adampol Małaszewicze land terminal to the DCT maritime container terminal in the Port of Gdańsk.
China establishes world’s largest shipbuilding group
China State Shipbuilding Corporation officially debuted in Beijing on Tuesday, as a result of the merger between China’s two leading shipbuilding companies China Shipbuilding Industry Company (CSIC) and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC). The merger of CSSC and CSIC will create the world’s largest shipbuilding group.
Strengthening ties with Czech logistics partners on Luka Koper Days
Luka Koper organized traditional recepction in Prague. The event welcomed around 180 participants, including forwarders, maritime agents and other operators from the Czech logistics sector and the Koper port community. The Czech market is among the important ones for Luka Koper, especially for the container segment.
ICTSI Croatia welcomes new intermodal service
Adriatic Gate Container Terminal at the Port of Rijeka, recently welcomed the new Rijeka Land Sea Express, a weekly vessel and intermodal service linking Rijeka to Central European countries. Led by COSCO Shipping and rail freight partner Ocean Rail Logistics, this service consists of the regular maritime Piraeus–Rijeka Express Service, exclusively connecting Rijeka and Piraeus, and with it aligned rail connections: block trains on Rijeka–Budapest–Rijeka route.
Vladyslav Kryklii: River transportation volume should be trippled
The implementation of the reform in the field of water transport will become a great impetus for expanding the capabilities of Ukraine’s transport infrastructure. „Development of river transportations will allow for reducing traffic congestion and protecting roads from destruction, and will also help to create new jobs by increasing orders for Ukrainian shipbuilding companies”, Vladyslav Kryklii emphasized.
Port of Gdansk embarks on massive $3.1bn port development programme
The Port of Gdansk is to undergo a huge expansion programme as an outcome of successful high-level meetings between Polish government, port and industry representatives and their Singaporean counterparts last week.