Red Sea situation ‘a pleasant headache’ for the rail industry

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Eurasian rail is currently experiencing a boom, with shippers affected by the situation in the Red Sea and Suez Canal shifting their cargo to trains. “Increased sea freight transit times and the dangers of the war zone cause concerns to shippers who are looking to rail as a viable alternative,” says Igor Tambaca, managing director of Rail Bridge Cargo. He also highlights a significant surge in service requests and bookings.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Editorial Coordinator of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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Red Sea situation ‘a pleasant headache’ for the rail industry | RailFreight.com

Red Sea situation ‘a pleasant headache’ for the rail industry

Image: Shutterstock. multitel

Eurasian rail is currently experiencing a boom, with shippers affected by the situation in the Red Sea and Suez Canal shifting their cargo to trains. “Increased sea freight transit times and the dangers of the war zone cause concerns to shippers who are looking to rail as a viable alternative,” says Igor Tambaca, managing director of Rail Bridge Cargo. He also highlights a significant surge in service requests and bookings.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Editorial Coordinator of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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