Maritime & Ports

European Road Freight Rate Benchmark Q3 2021: European road freight rates at record highs

Land Transport - 2021-11-04

The European Road Freight Rate Benchmark for Q3 shows that prices have hit historic highs across Europe, driven by a mix of robust economic growth, global supply chain bottlenecks, rising costs and sc...

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Shipping and aviation heading for 3°C says UN chief

News from Brussels - 2021-11-04

“Let’s be honest…current commitments are not aligned with the 1...

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More flexible rules on using hired lorries in the EU

Land Transport - 2021-11-03

EU States will no longer be allowed to restrict the use of a vehicle hired by a haulage company established in another Member State in the future, announced the EU Council...

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No passenger locator form requirement for Heavy Goods Vehicle drivers entering England

Land Transport - 2021-11-03

Heavy Goods Vehicle drivers entering England from abroad no longer need to fill in the passenger locator form, the UK government has announced...

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BMW surges on improved pricing for new, used cars

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-03

BMW Group reported a jump in third-quarter earnings that beat expectations after higher vehicle prices and prioritising its biggest money-spinning models helped the company offset output reductions du...

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E-mobility: only 1 in 9 charging points in EU is fast

News from Brussels - 2021-11-03

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is alerting EU policy makers to a twin problem with charging infrastructure for electric cars: not only is there a flagrant lack of char...

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Merkel makes plea for carbon pricing in last COP climate speech

News from Brussels - 2021-11-03

Taking her final bow on the world stage after 26 years of climate policy involvement, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the opening of COP26 in Glasgow that progress in emission reductions has b...

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IMO at COP 26 - updates on work to cut GHG emissions from shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2021-11-02

IMO has reported on its latest progress and achievements in addressing GHG emissions from international shipping at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26,) in Glasgow, United Kingd...

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6-day closure of Rotterdam’s Harbour Line starts today

Land Transport - 2021-11-02

Starting on 2 November, the Harbour Line to the Port of Rotterdam is closed for all traffic...

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Tesla opens charging network to other EVs for the first time, in Europe

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-02

Tesla Inc...

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Skoda resumes production after two-week stoppage

Automotive Industry - 2021-11-02

Volkswagen Group's Skoda restarted most of its production lines on 31 October after a two-week stoppage caused by a shortage of semiconductors...

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Ep Resolution On The Safety Of Truck Parking Areas

News from Brussels - 2021-11-02

On 25 October, the European Parliament’s Petitions (PETI) Committee adopted a resolution on the safety of truck parking areas  in the EU, asking for more co-ordination among Member Sta...

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Use of hired lorries – presidency agrees clearer and more flexible rules with European Parliament

News from Brussels - 2021-10-29

On 28 October, negotiators from the Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional agreement on revised rules for the use of hired vehicles for goods transport...

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Volkswagen delays investment decisions amid ongoing chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-29

Volkswagen, one of Germany’s largest car manufacturer companies, has announced that it will delay a decision on its five-year investment plan planned for 12 November to December, as its turnover...

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Bosch to invest more than €400m in chip production

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-29

German technology group Robert Bosch (ROBG...

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UK automotive car production falls -41.5% in September

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-29

UK car production fell -41...

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Toyota's global output plunges on Southeast Asia supply-chain issues

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-29

Toyota's global production fell by more than a third in September from a year earlier, hit by disrupted access to semiconductors and other key auto parts that is weighing on Japan's automakers...

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World premiere at the Unikai terminal in Hamburg: digital vehicle handover inspections facilitated by automated carpodX system

Members Corner - 2021-10-28

The Port of Hamburg is the first in the world to use the technical innovation carpodX for vehicle inspection...

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Noatum UECC terminal pasajes named

Members Corner - 2021-10-28

We are very pleased to announce that the Spanish Association of Automobile and Truck Manufacturers (ANFAC) has named Noatum UECC Terminal Pasajes as the 'Best Automotive Logistics Port of Spa...

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Hungarian oil company restricts AdBlue purchases amid reports of shortages

Land Transport - 2021-10-28

Hungarian Oil and Gas Plc MOL has put a restriction on AdBlue purchases in the country from 25 October until further notice...

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