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Chiuso 14/04/20 09:45

New rail link Padua-Bari- Catania for essential goods

Meanwhile freight trains on the transalpine line between Villa Opicina and Trieste Campo Marzio resumed service

Chiuso 14/04/20 09:43

Mercitalia contributed to FS’s increase in revenues

In 2019, the cargo division increased its business volume by 18 million euro, mainly as a result of the consolidation of Rom Rail Transport

Chiuso 10/04/20 09:43

New rail service between Milan and China

RailCargo will connect Xi’An with Melzo through the Vienna junction

Chiuso 09/04/20 09:16

How to support EU member states’ economy during pandemic days

A proposal from Italian lawyer Giacomini on the temporary framework for State aid measures in the current COVID-19 outbreak

Chiuso 06/04/20 11:37

Also Maersk running rolling freight along the New Silk Way

The first Eastbound intercontinental train of the fortnightly AE19 service from Europe to Asia going from St Petersburg to Korea and Japan

Chiuso 06/04/20 11:03

Germany strikes again and shakes the rail business

In the Rhine Valley a Ro-La freight train of BLS Cargo collided with a concrete part of a bridge: one fatality and railway line heavily damaged and unavailable for traffic

Chiuso 06/04/20 09:58

Swiss Antitrust granted green light to sale of (part of) SBB Cargo

The disposal of 35% shares to SwissCombi, made of clients Planzer, Camion Transport, Galliker and Bertschi - a strategy of outgoing SBB’s CEO Meyer - finally approved

Chiuso 03/04/20 17:42

Germany regained supremacy among European inland ports

In the five-year ranking drawn up by DGG, the interport of Bremen outdid Verona, while Nuremberg confirmed its third position. Among the Italiana ones, Parma rose, Bologna remained stable, while Nola, Padua and Orbassano fell, and Novara ‘disappeared’

Chiuso 02/04/20 16:44

Infection risk stopped Switzerland’s infrastructures development

Despite the authorization from Cantone Ticino, AlpTransit voluntary suspended works at the Ceneri Base Tunnel. The commissioning (scheduled for September) and the opening of the railway tunnel (in December) might be postponed

Chiuso 30/03/20 10:31

New railway-ferry combined service between Oslo and Verona

StenaLine, in collaboration with CargoNet, will operate 5 weekly connections through the interchanging points of Rostock and Trelleborg

Chiuso 30/03/20 10:25

The cry of the world of transport

Joint industry statement on Covid-19 from 32 European associations: “Transport keeps us going!”. Also ICS and IAPH join

Chiuso 27/03/20 09:50

Railways to bring back Eurasian trade in the right track for recovery

UTLC’s containers railway transport is getting back to resume normal activity, thus limiting slow downs in supplies to European markets, despite the coronavirus emergency

Chiuso 27/03/20 09:38

The Italian ‘king’ of project cargo and heavy liftings passed away

Alessandro Fagioli, chairman of the world’s leading group in the niche sectors of handling and high project engineering shipments, died at 82 years of age

Chiuso 23/03/20 11:11

Russia to give financial support to transport companies

COVID-19 causes grave financial losses, but the government is introducing measures through an Action Plan. Energy companies not harmed so far

Chiuso 20/03/20 10:13

Also Switzerland is close to business

Berna declared an extraordinary situation and introduced new measures to tackle the COVID-19 emergency while additional money for rail freight were allocated

Chiuso 20/03/20 09:52

The UK rethinks it and tries to tackle the emergency

The reactions of rail transport and shipping to the coronavirus threat

Chiuso 16/03/20 11:50

Kuehne+Nagel sold part of UK portfolio

The Swiss operator made divestment of drinks logistics, food services and retail & technology businesses to XPO Logistics

Chiuso 16/03/20 10:15

Austria ‘closed’ the Brenner pass, while Malta suspended ferry connections with Italy

Freight traffics continue, but health checks at the border increased, and the measures might become stricter

Chiuso 16/03/20 10:12

AON and Willis to merge: a broker giant is born

The largest insurance company is set to buy Willis Towers Watson for $30bn to make a combined business of $80bn

Chiuso 09/03/20 09:37

Phillips 66 and Trafigura form joint venture

Bluewater Texas Terminal to develop an offshore deepwater port project located east of the entrance to the Port of Corpus Christi