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Brexit handbook to Dutch ports

With Brexit still looming these days, it may be interesting to learn how the forwarders are supposed to prepare. Of course, this covers just a small part of all Brexit issues, but the handbook of Dutch ports allows some pragmatic insights. Download the complete brochure: https://www.getreadyforbrexit.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/getreadyforbrexit_handbook_GB.pdf

 

Duisburg: Container handling stable, China business growing

Container handling stable, China business is growing (Image: logport I in Duisburg-Rheinhausen) © Hans Blossey

Container handling stable, China business is growing (Image: logport I in Duisburg-Rheinhausen) © Hans Blossey

In 2018, container handling volumes at Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) remained at the record level of the previous year (4.1 million TEU). With a share of around 55 percent, container handling is the most important duisport goods segment. The China business continues to gain in importance. At present, 35 to 40 trains already travel between duisport and a dozen Chinese destinations every week. Read the complete news: https://www.duisport.de/pressemeldungen/?lang=en

 

Hinterland rail services between Switzerland and Antwerp on the rise.

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Schweizerzug train at Frenkendorf terminal, headed by BLS-Cargo engine. Photo: BLS-Cargo, Markus Seeger

27 Mar 2019: Switzerland and the Belgian port of Antwerp are moving closer together. Since the beginning of this year alone, two scheduled services have been added linking Antwerp by rail with Basel and Frenkendorf, from two to four round trips per week by operator Schweizerzug alone. But also inland navigation plays an important role on this route. Read the complete news: https://www.portofantwerp.com/en/news/new-solutions-increasing-freight-flows