Automating Tanger Med
The crane manufacturer Künz, from the western Austrian town of Hard, recently won a contract to deliver 32 stacking cranes for a new automated facility in Tangier operated by APM Terminals. The company was pleased to state that the deal means that Künz cranes will thus make...
To Europe via Iran
Azerbaijan is planning an alternative transit route, aiming to carry westbound goods from India or Persian Gulf states. The itinerary will pass through Azerbaijan’s southern neighbour Iran and then cross Azerbaijan and the Black Sea before heading for Europe.
Give clients more time for core business
The Istanbul-based enterprise Fevzi Gandur Logistics has been offering its services in the market for more than 70 years. It initially focused on maritime transportation, and over the last 15 years has developed into an integrated logistics service provider. Its head Cemil...
Banking on logistics
By 2040 Oman wants to become an important hub for logistics activities linking Asia and the states on the Arabian Peninsula. Extensive investment in ports, airports, roads and a rail network is expected to create this infrastructure out of practically nothing.
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has been flying for 70 years; the member of the SkyTeam alliance has been in business longer than any of its Persian Gulf competitors. ITJ editor Andreas Haug spoke to Saudia Cargo deputy charter manager Semih Kutlug recently.
Private initiative is important
The new reality asks a lot of the port of Odessa, which is seeking to improve its position in close collaboration with private investors. The ITJ spoke to the port authority’s Ruslan Sakhautdinov, as well as to private entrepreneurs in the hub. The managers of the most...
A central Chinese showcase
“Buy the world, sell the world” was the clear mission that Chinese president Xi Jinping set for a new e-commerce logistics centre in Zhengzhou when he visited the centre to assess its progress. ITJ editor Andreas Haug recently experienced how the deployment of all modes of...
New ways to success
The strong growth registered in the Philippines recently will only be maintained if the country’s transport infrastructure, including its roads and ports, are improved. Dirk Ruppik had a look at the logistics situation and the projects of the future for the ITJ.
Utilise the full potential
Inland shipping does not play the role it really could in India’s transport networks, which are riddled with bottlenecks. The country’s National Waterways Act, which entered into force in April, has been designed to change this state of affairs.
A green bridge between the South and the Baltic
Two ports, Lübeck and Venice, have teamed up with the Grimaldi Group to establish an intermodal connection between Greece and Italy on the one hand and Lübeck – a key gateway to the Baltic region.