Maritime & Ports

Fuel duty freeze a boost for logistics sector, says Logistics UK

Land Transport - 2021-10-28

On 27 October 2021 Budget announcement of a continued freeze on fuel duty will assist the logistics sector in its move to decarbonisation by 2050, according to business group Logistics UK...

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Italian transport organisations sue EU Commission over Brenner

Land Transport - 2021-10-28

Italian road haulage associations are preparing a lawsuit against the European Commission for not taking any actions against Austria's Brenner policy...

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Direct connection between port of Zeebrugge and Marseille on the works

Land Transport - 2021-10-28

The Port of Zeebrugge aims to expand its inland connections to France...

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UK: not much space for rail freight ahead of COP26 conference

Land Transport - 2021-10-28

Rail freight has been leading the way for much of the UK drive towards a net-zero carbon economy...

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Stellantis confirms 2021 margin target despite Q3 drop in sales

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-28

Stellantis confirmed its full-year target for a 10% operating profit margin despite a 14% fall in third-quarter sales due to the microchip supply crisis...

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VW third-quarter profit falls 12% on chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-28

Volkswagen Group cut its outlook for deliveries, toned down sales expectations and warned of cost cuts as an ongoing shortage of microchips hit third-quarter earnings...

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Copenhagen’s first shore power facility is inaugurated for the DFDS ferries

Members Corner - 2021-10-27

A new shore power facility was inaugurated today at the DFDS terminal in Copenhagen by, among others, Copenhagen’s Lord Mayor Lars Weiss...

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The European Sea Ports Organisation Urges Eu Policymakers To Align Discussions On Afir And FuelEu Maritime

News from Brussels - 2021-10-27

The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) urges the Council and the European Parliament to fully align the maritime pillar of the proposal for an Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Regulation (AFIR) wit...

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Europe's automakers warn 2022 production will fall short of demand

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-27

Europe's automakers and consumers should brace for another year of supply-chain snarls crimping vehicle output...

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Renault forecasts bigger production losses for 2021

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-27

In its latest results Renault estimates that its vehicle production shortfall thanks to parts shortages for 2021 will reach around 500,000 units, above the 200,000 it previously forecast for the year...

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BMW aims at zero-emission transport logistics at Munich plant

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-27

To coincide with the start of production of the fully electric BMW i4 at its Munich assembly plant in Germany, the carmaker has also launched a project to completely cut local emissions from the trans...

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Auto industry looks for clearer picture of complex chip shortage

Automotive Industry - 2021-10-27

As industrial supply chains have become more volatile during and since the Covid pandemic, so they have become a more mainstream topic of discussion...

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Chip shortage: auto industry calls for more EU-made semiconductors

News from Brussels - 2021-10-27

For months now, a global chip shortage is disrupting automotive supply chains and production processes, with a major impact on European automakers...

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Peel Ports joins ECG

Members Corner - 2021-10-27

Peel Ports Group has joined ECG! Peel Ports is the second largest port group in the UK, handling nearly 70 million tonnes of cargo per year and welcoming 14% of the UK’s total port traffic throu...

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Tropos Motors brings new vehicle bodies on to the market for delivery and distribution services

Members Corner - 2021-10-26

E-mobility for any kinds of operational purposes: Tropos Motors Europe is presenting two new vehicle bodies...

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Hödlmayr: Reinvestment In Autonomous Driving

Members Corner - 2021-10-26

By the summer of 2022, the complete expansion of the test track at DigiTrans in St...

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DeGould Attracts New Funding for Growth

Members Corner - 2021-10-26

DeGould Ltd has completed its third round of funding to accelerate the supply of automated vehicle inspection systems, powered by AI...

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European road freight recovering well from pandemic

Land Transport - 2021-10-26

The European road freight market is recovering well from the pandemic but also struggling with some serious dysfunctions brought about by supply chain disruption following Covid-19, labour shortages a...

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Germany lags behind European neighbours in railway electrification

Land Transport - 2021-10-26

Germany lags far behind other European countries in the electrification of its railway network, according to railway lobby group Allianz pro Schiene...

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New finished vehicle shuttle from Bremerhaven to Ukrain

Land Transport - 2021-10-26

Pacobo and Hödlmayr have jointly launched a new pilot train carrying finished vehicles from the German Bremerhaven Port to Chop in Ukraine...

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