Topic: Belt and Road Initiative

Is the New Silk Road viable as we know it?

The origins of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) date back to 2013. The project started with the intention to connect 71 countries from Asia, Europe and Africa through investments, trade, and multilateral or bilateral...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

New Silk Road Network optimistic about the future

The Bremen based logistics cooperative hub, New Silk Road Network, has expressed optimism over the future opportunities. A squeeze on new membership applications, but New Silk Road Network has continued to attract enquires, despite the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Image: Maersk/Damco/Decathlon

Wuhan lockdown extended well into March

Wuhan and other cities in Hubei continue to be locked down until at least 10 March. This means that freight transport to and from the coronavirus-stricken province remains restricted to urgent shipments only. This was...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

New Silk Road gets better and better

The year 2019 was not a year of enormous growth in terms of volumes on the Eurasian corridor. It was a year of many achievements nevertheless. Transit times were reduced significantly, new routes established and...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
A freight train on the New Silk Road

‘Railway transport Europe-China could be simplified’

The Chinese government has called for increased optimalisation of existing cooperation mechanisms when it comes to transport between Europe and China. International railway transport procedures should be simplified, transit costs lowered and goods should be...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Hupac signs new Chinese partnership for flat wagons

China’s CRCC International Corporation Ltd has signed a contract with Swiss intermodal specialist Hupac to provide it with flat wagons. The deal includes EU certification and wagon registration at the Swiss Federal Office of Transport. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy