GTS Rail, an Italian company focusing on intermodal transport, will launch Europe’s longest direct intermodal route. From 11 October, there will be a rail connection between the rail station Bari Lamasinata, on the Italian southeast...Read more
A new intermodal connection is in the pipeline to link the Belgian Port of Antwerp with the Birsterminal in the Rhine port Birsfelden, Switzerland. The intermodal route will pass through Terminal Container Athus in southern...Read more
A new rail freight connection between the Halkali terminal in Istanbul and Antwerp in Belgium has been available in the market for a few days now. The service, which has a long-distance setup, focuses on...Read more
The Belgian Competition Authority (BMA) has officially approved the merger of the ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge. The two ports agreed in February last year to merge into one port. According to the Competition Commission,...Read more
Three new additions to the North Sea-Baltic Rail Freight Corridor (RFC NS-B) aim to enhance connectivity and make the corridor even more competitive. The ports of Zeebrugge and Ghent in Belgium, the port of Terneuzen...Read more
The port of Zeebrugge aims to expand its inland connections to France. A new direct rail freight connection to Marseille in the country’s southern end is currently under serious consideration.Read more
The train connection between Cosco’s CSP Zeebrugge terminal and Strasbourg in eastern France now runs with daily roundtrips between the two destinations. The service upgrade is in place since Friday 2 July. Trains travelling in...Read more
Two important ports for rail freight transport will merge into one; Antwerp and Zeebrugge. Together, they are likely to overtake Rotterdam as the largest container port in Europe. Where Antwerp specialises in containers, break bulk...Read more
After about one and a half years of negotiations, the two Belgian ports announced that they reached an agreement to merge their port companies. Antwerp will have an 80,2 per cent interest while Bruges a...Read more
The Belgium Customs and Excise Department has launched BE-GATE, a customs platform to simplify the import and export of goods. The portal, which was specially designed for the growth market of e-commerce, serves to accelerate...Read more
Lineas Intermodal has been running a new regular service for 3MCT, a multimodal container terminal in the Belgian town of Westdorpe, just across the Dutch border along the Ghent-Terneuzen Canal. The railway line connects to...Read more
A new rail connection between the port of Zeebrugge and Dourges in northern France will be opened on 12 February. It will connect the port to the multimodal terminal Delta 3 in the French hub.
A day after the British cabinet approved a Brexit agreement, the Session Brexit conference took place in the Flemish port city of Zeebrugge. The further consequences of the divorce between the UK and the EU...Read more
Belgian rail operator Lineas has reaffirmed its drive to promote road to rail modal shift by launching a new service linking three terminals at the Port of Zeebrugge with its European Green Xpress intermodal network.
Transmec Group is investing six million Euros in the expansion of its 600-strong intermodal fleet and launching new pan-European rail freight services to meet growing demand.
The transport and logistics operator, which operates throughout the continent...Read more
Luxembourg’s CFL Multimodal and Transports Vigneron of France have launched a new rail service linking Zeebrugge and Nancy via the recently-opened Bettembourg-Dudelange freight terminal.
Connections to Lyon, Le Bolou (France) and the port city of Trieste...Read more
A thrice-weekly container train service is now running between the Port of Zeebrugge and Nancy in north east France, potentially opening up a host of new trade links to and from Scandinavia and the UK,...Read more
P&O Ferries has formally opened its expanded terminal at Zeebrugge, doubling capacity to meet rising demand from continental exporters moving goods to the UK by rail. A significantly enhanced rail facility forms an integral part...Read more