Restructuring in Enns
The question concerning the new operator of the Upper Austrian Danube port of Enns has been cause for uncertainty amongst port customers for some months now. The Salzburg-based timber company Kaindl is planning to take over port operations and add a new terminal. ITJ...
Returning to confidence
The Letta government was confirmed in office in October 2013, and now Italy is getting back to work, with the cabinet adopting an infrastructure package. After eight quarters of a shrinking economy there are now signs of economic recovery.
Not all is rosy
The Indian Subcontinent entices and confuses interested investors. An attempt at an overview.
Hong Kong losing ground?
The port of Hong Kong is expected to lose its position as the world’s third-largest container hub (measured by throughput) this year to the neighbouring Chinese maritime centre of Shenzhen.
A record and plenty of optimism
Italy’s economy is still in the grip of recession, and there is no positive economic development in sight. Amidst these conditions, the Contship Italia Group presented good container throughput results for its six terminals at the end of the third quarter. At the group’s...
Go it alone or cooperate with a partner?
Where business opportunities go hand in hand with great risks, logistics providers have to choose an inventive approach. International companies find different answers to prevailing conditions in the Iraqi market. One thing is certain, however – a modest upward trend is being...
Jumbo plunges into the deep
The difficult working conditions when laying underwater pipelines make such an enterprise one of the most interesting project cargo undertakings. Jumbo, a Dutch heavylift and offshore specialist, is participating in the laying of a new connection in the Eastern Mediterranean. An...
Free to sail again?
The European Union’s General Court has recently lifted a number of sanctions against Iranian companies. The liner shipping company Irisl might thus be able to operate to and from Europe again in future.
Air France-KLM-Martinair - Barriers in the skies
In view of the weak economy and in the light of investment in aircraft with lower fuel consumption – Boeing B777s, B787s and Airbus A350s – AF-KL-MP is increasingly emphasising cargo transport on passenger planes and reducing its all-cargo fleet and staff.
Lion state roars its strength
In the 1990s Singapore was famous for being one of the Asian tigers. The recession caused by the economic crisis in Southeast Asia as well as the Sars virus temporarily led to reversals in the economic development of the state, but the latest economic downturn has largely spared...