MSC acquires Spanish rail freight operator

The Swiss sea shipping company Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has acquired most shares of the Spanish rail operator Laumar Terminales Ferroviarias, previously owned by Laumar Cargo. Laumar Terminales Ferroviarias manages rail freight warehouses in Vicalvaro...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
Port of Koper, source: Luka Koper

Poland new hinterland for port of Koper

The Slovenian port of Koper has a well-developed rail freight network linking to neighbouring landlocked countries such as Austria and Hungary. The harbour is also an important gateway for Slovakia and Czechia. In the last...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

More traffic, less income for Renfe Mercancias

The Spanish rail freight company Renfe Mercancías witnessed a slight increase in traffic volumes despite its financial losses in Q1 2019. The volumes surged to 4.64 million tonnes in the first three months, an increase...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
LOCON locomotive

EP Logistics acquires LOCON Logistik & Consulting

EP Logistics International has acquired the German transport company LOCON Logistik & Consulting. The Czech subsidiary of Energeticky a Prumyslovy Holding (EPH) made this announcement on Friday 17 May. It did not disclose the price...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
RailFreight Summit 2019, source: RailFreight

RailFreight Summit 2019 – Liveblog Day 2

Thursday 16 May is the second day of the RailFreight Summit 2019, taking place in the Polish city of Gdansk. Today’s discussions are dedicated to intermodal hubs in Poland and the emerging rail markets in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Automated cranes at BEST terminal

New automated cranes for BEST terminal Barcelona

BEST container terminal in the Port of Barcelona received 6 new automated cranes (ASC) from the Finnish supplier Konecranes, thereby increasing its storage capacity from 24 to 27 automated blocks. Currently, these blocks are being...Read more
|1 comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Ermewa railcar

Ermewa aquires 154 railcars from ROSCO Bohemia

Railcar leasing company Ermewa SA has purchased 154 additional Sggrss 80ft railcars from European rolling stock company ROSCO Bohemia, part of the CzechoSlovakGroup CSG. The company aims to increase its presence in Germany, Czech Republic...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen