Rhenus plans to buy Wincanton

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The German logistics group Rhenus Logistics has revealed plans to take over the remaining Continental European operations of Wincanton, to e...

Modal shift moves up the agenda

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The Sarkozy government has an ambitious plan to transfer road freight to the “triumvirate” of other modes - sea, rail and inland waterwa...

Amsterdam floating terminal trial

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Holland’s Mercurius Shipping group and the port authority of Amsterdam are to carry out trials using the geared container barge MERCURIUS ...

Barges press charges

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Port congestion has been a big problem for barge operators calling Rotterdam and Antwerp. Delays of between 24 and 60 hours are still common...

Rhinetainer adds CEM

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Dutch container barge operator Rhinecontainer BV has acquired, through its local Belgian daughter company, all the container activities of F...