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450 new airports in China by 2035

In just over a decade, China has been transformed from a nation where few have been in airplanes, to one where millions of citizens...

World’s first electric container barges to sail from European ports this summer

Dubbed the ‘Tesla of the canals’, the unmanned vessels will operate on Dutch and Belgian waterways, vastly reducing diesel vehicles and emissions The world’s first...

The new “Silk Road” directs attention to freight trains

The China-Europe freight rail service network, a crucial part of the “Belt and Road Initiative”, has expanded rapidly, reaching 10,000 trips. Sunday's arrival of freight...

New US$490M Asian port will open extra container trade and tug requirements

Tug services will be required in Timor Leste once a major new port is built in the nation in the next three years. Bolloré Ports...

Logistics park to be an absolute game changer in South China’s trading business

Nansha port in South China is about to develop a new logistics park, in order to meet the increasing demand for intermodal  container services....

China opens new freight train service to Milan

A new freight train linking east China's Shandong Province with Milan, Italy, started service Friday, making it the newest China-Europe freight train route. A 41-container...

Mediterranean ports set a new record in containers throughput

500% boost in containers throughput from Mediterranean ports has been noted during the last 20 years. According to a recent research held by the Italian...

The Africa Integrated High Speed rail Network on track

The African Union‘s Development Agency has announced that the ambitious multibillion-dollar Africa Integrated High Speed rail Network is on track. Adama Deen, the head of infrastructure...

Maersk launches container ship on Arctic Circle

World’s first container ship to sail through North Sea Maersk Line launches the first container ship on an Arctic route over the top of Norway...

Global freight forwarding growth forecast

Ti analysis reveals full-year 2018 freight growth forecast of 4.1%, well below last year’s 8%, as 2017 restocking boom peters out.   Global freight forwarding growth...