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.
Greek PM Mitsotakis meets with Serbian President Vučić
On Wednesday PM Mitsotakis met with Serbian President Vucić to reaffirm the relations between Greece and Serbia. The Strategic Partnership Agreement between Greece and Serbia has been signed. Both parties also discussed infrastructure investments, including transport corrdors between Europe and Asia, maritime ports and also Belgrade-Nis railway upgrade.
Rail Baltica Global Forum to take place on 23 April 2020 in Riga
For the fourth consecutive year the Rail Baltica Global Forum will gather suppliers, professionals and experts in one of the largest events of the railway industry in the Baltic States. In 2020, the event will take place on 23 April in Riga, Latvia.
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.
A key partnership to empower port women
25 women from 17 developing countries took part in the two-week „Women in Port Management” course, hosted in Le Havre, France (24 June – 5 July). The course covered lectures on port management, port security, marine environment, facilitation of maritime traffic, marketing, port logistics and other topics.
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.
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.
Xi Jinping meets with Serbian PM Ana Brnabic
Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said, the friendship between Serbia and China is as solid as steel and iron, and bilateral relations are at their historical best. Major projects including the Smederevo steel plant have greatly promoted the economic development of Serbia, and the people of Serbia have become more and more deeply aware of the benefits of Serbia-China cooperation.