Belgium

Belgium

05 Aug 2022
Falling water levels on the Rhine are a seasonal problem, but this summer a European heatwave and low rainfall has left parts of the river virtually impassable.
14 Jul 2022
Europe’s second-busiest port is battling to stem falling container throughput as widespread disruption across logistics chains and the war in Ukraine affect its handling ability.
01 Jul 2022
A global shippers’ group believes US regulatory probes into container shipping practices through the pandemic will add pressure on the European Commission to formally review its carrier exemption from antitrust law.
28 Jun 2022
After two years of keeping supply chains moving in a heavily disrupted logistics sector, and now facing rapidly rising inflation, transport worker unions in Europe are turning up the heat on employers.
20 Jun 2022
The congested North Europe hub of Antwerp is having its container terminal operations and inland logistics connections further tested by industrial action.
10 Jun 2022
Already congested ports in North Europe are bracing for a spike in volume this summer following the lifting of COVID-19 lockdowns in China, but deteriorating economic conditions in Europe could cause demand to drop in the fourth quarter.
28 Apr 2022
Capacity at the port of Antwerp is already maxed out, so a merger with the nearby port of Zeebrugge could provide some relief when the expected wave of cargoes arrives once COVID-19 measures are lifted in China.
25 Apr 2022
Container supply chain disruption and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has left Rotterdam and Antwerp unable to match the volume growth experienced in last year’s first quarter.
24 Feb 2022
Europe’s busiest container port was able to shrug off congestion and fewer ship arrivals to report rising container volume in 2021.
24 Jan 2022
Container shipping’s global group has objected to proposed amendments in Europe’s emissions trading system that it believes undermine the polluter-pays principle.
19 Jan 2022
Europe’s second-busiest port was able to withstand a year of widespread disruption to match its previous record throughput.