Intermodal

Image: courtesy P&O Ferries

Award for P&O Ferrymasters’ intermodal security

P&O Ferrymasters’ intermodal division has been praised for its efforts to protect goods at high risk of theft. The commendation has come from the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA), an international forum, an international forum working to reduce...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Intermodal specialist Ekol expands into Sweden

Turkish-based intermodal specialist Ekol Logistics plans to increase the frequency of its Scandinavia-bound train cargoes after opening a new division in Sweden. Ekol Nordics marks another major step for the company which already operates across Europe,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
Image: North Sea Port

Ghent and Zeeland ports seal the deal

North Sea Port is the name of the newly-merged Zeeland Seaports and Ghent Port Company, which it is hoped will eventually have a dedicated cross-border rail freight link. A symbolic signing ceremony took place aboard a...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
Rastatt: filling the tunnel with concrete - photo: DB AG / Thomas Niedermüller

DB Netz CEO regrets Rastatt effects

The head of German rail network manager DB Netz has expressed his ‘regret’ for the knock-on problems caused to rail freight stakeholders by this summer’s Rastatt landslip incident. CEO Frank Sennhenn told a summit of...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
Freight train in Tilburg

New freight service Tilburg-Rzepin

A new freight service was launched between Tilburg in the Netherlands and Rzepin in Poland. The service consists of a joint corridor, partly via rail and partly over road. With the service, road freight traffic...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Freight train on the Zeebrugge-Trieste connection. Photo credit: Ekol

New block train service Zeebrugge-Trieste

A new block train service now runs between Zeebrugge in Belgium and Trieste in Italy. The service has been launched by Ekol Logistics, which provides several other connections through Europe and will be operated by...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen