EU’s ban on diesel fuel from Russia shifts trade patterns
The North American rail system can learn a lot from the Europeans as both seek to incorporate battery and autonomous technologies into their freight rail networks.
Full customs formalities will be required on goods moving into the U.K. from the EU after the new year. If you’re not prepared, expect congestion, delays and learning curves.
The proposed law could have widespread ramifications across the European Union –– and maybe even across the pond.
Belarus occupies a key spot on the Trans-Eurasian rail line and is on the flight path used by airlines between Europe and Asia. Freight transport could be a victim if the West imposes sanctions on Belarus for violating what considers international norms.
Hypower Lab said its hydrogen fuel cell can power drones for more than three hours, increasing flight time and utility.
Even though Britain is no longer a part of the European Union, it still does business with its neighboring countries. In this fireside chat, Richard Greening and Walter Van der Meiren discuss the work that needs to be done to keep trade seamless between the U.K. and the rest of Europe.
The Swiss logistics giant Kuehne + Nagel has extensive pharmaceutical experience and will handle the storage and transportation of COVID-19 vaccines for Moderna around the world.
The European Commission has released its Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy. Massive investments and infrastructure are needed to meet the EU Commission’s sustainability milestones.
Aircraft stored away because of the pandemic still receive equipment checks and each battery reconnection drains capacity on some Airbus aircraft, which could lead to a loss of power.
EU e-commerce regulation will bring “one of the most impactful changes.”
It’s a turbulent period in Europe for the aviation industry. Regional travel is reopening in the EU, but the UK has tightened travel restrictions and airlines are struggling to stay in business without government assistance.
The EU’s reported plan to bring antitrust charges against Amazon.com Inc. is unlikely to be copied in the United States because of differences in the two antitrust regimes, according to a U.S.-based antitrust attorney.
CNBC’s Lori Ann LaRocco writes about the impact of COVID-19 on U.S.-China trade, particularly in regard to the trade war between the two nations.
“Vessel-sharing is the backbone of the global liner shipping network,” John Butler, the World Shipping Council’s president and CEO, said.
The companies that control the bulk of ocean cargo opearte under different rules than most companies. Read Darren Prokop’s explanation of why that is…
Airbus warned that tariff increase on European aircraft would result in “more instability for U.S. airlines that are already suffering from a shortage of aircraft.”
The Distilled Spirits Council is “gravely concerned” that an ongoing trade spat between the U.S. and EU will upend a decade-long increase in international sales.
Darren Prokop writes about international trade and the World Trade Organization. Are disputes among member countries being handled correctly?
Christenson will focus on scaling UF Europe “at speed and responsibly.”
A dispute over France’s digital services tax has the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative considering up to 100% tariffs on French champagne and sparkling wine imports.
The European Green Deal is looking to shift 75% of EU freight traffic from road to rail and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 90% by 2050.
British transport associations call on Prime Minister Johnson to quickly agree a future trading arrangement with the European Union.
The U.K. is now almost certain to leave the European Union on Jan. 31. However, a no-deal Brexit remains a possibility.
Airlines for Europe (A4E) lobbies policy-makers to support air cargo sector
CNBC trade expert and author Lori Ann LaRocco says if trade talks were really progressing, U.S. exports to China would be ticking up, not down.
Trevor Milton believes replacing diesel trucks with cleaner alternatives will improve the image of trucking and enable legislators to slash emissions.
The Global Shippers Forum says the views of exporters and importers have been ignored by European regulators extending antitrust protection to liner carriers.
Animal rights groups call for the European Commission to ban the live transport of animals following the Black Sea tragedy.
Logistics service provider Europa Worldwide is constructing a state-of-the-art logistics facility in Midlands Logistics Park in Corby, England.
Tata Steel is suffering from declining steel demand in Europe, brought about by an economic slowdown and uncertainties revolving the U.K. general elections and Brexit.
Major trade partners of the EU have complained to the World Trade Organization about the problems with splitting tariff rate quotas between the U.K. and the EU post-Brexit.
Large aircraft are included on the list of $7.5 billion worth of European imports that will be subject to new U.S. tariffs starting Oct. 18. That means U.S. airlines with […]
Digital freight-forwarding platform grows European business – and gains 10,000 connected vehicles – after an aggressive year for fundraising.
Germany has unveiled a climate package which experts believe is not ambitious enough, coinciding with the time Germany inches closer to an economic recession.
European auto unions and trade groups have come out with a statement that warns of a seismic impact on the auto economies of the EU and the U.K. in the absence of a Brexit trade deal.
New European study of popular LNG truck models show that they release 2 to 3.5 times more poisonous NOx gases than an average diesel truck.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed the gathering at the IAA 2019 on sustainable mobility amidst heavy criticism over the event by environmental activists.
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association explained its goals towards the future, which involve the creation of a comprehensive plan to enable zero-emission mobility across Europe.
Boris Johnson will become the Prime Minister of the U.K. today, and will be assuming responsibility for the nature of the U.K.’s exit from the European Union.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touts Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with the European Union, but Canadian exporters have been slower to take advantage of the deal.
The U.K. is on the threshold of becoming independent from the EU, but it does not seem to have answers to the trade and logistics nightmare that would follow post-Brexit.
Truckload carriers expect “dramatic increase” in fuel efficiency with speed mandate.
A no deal Brexit or remain are still on the cards in Britain as European elections polarise the electorate further.
Conservatives and Labour members rejected PM Theresa May’s latest attempt to get her Withdrawal Agreement through Parliament. The deal looked dead in the water, minutes after May’s speach.
European Union (EU) leaders met to discuss their plans for the next five-year period in Sibiu, Romania on 9 May, after the meeting the leaders released a statement with “The […]
Every five years the European Union hold elections for its Parliament and appoints new commissioners. Before each new commission the heads of government hold a key summit at which they set the investment priorities for the next cycle. This year that summit takes place in Sibu, Romania on 9 May.
Uncertainty around the ability of Theresa May to sustain her leadership remains a problem in the Labour Party’s Brexit negotiations with the Tories.
Brexit has not been explicitly blamed for the sale of Bombardier’s Northern Irish operation, but the EU withdrawal is a strong suspect, in putting 3,600 jobs at risk.
Conservative Party backbenchers hope to change the rules on leadership challenges so that they can oust Theresa May, following last December’s failed bid. Members in local associations are also resuming the battle to remove the party leader.
Three states and several utilities will study the needs of electric trucks along the I-5 corridor to make long-haul electric trucks a reality. Plus, the future of Cummins, flex fuels, and are the Chinese taking our railway jobs?
Shippers and freight forwarders believe that they can reduce costs and emissions, fighting waste and climate change at the same time, putting them in the same movement as climate activists.
The European Union has submitted a proposal for consideration at next month’s Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting at the IMO that will bring consistency to reporting on the use of low sulphur fuels encouraging shipping companies to comply with the new regulation.
Brexit should reach a temporary resolution this week with an extension to Article 50 following the approval of the Cooper/Letwin bill that limits the Government’s ability to withdraw from the EU without a deal.
The European Union (EU) is looking to introduce several mandatory safety features in new vehicles from 2022, which would include technology that limits speed and cautions drivers on hazardous road conditions in order to reduce accidents due to speeding.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has made the ultimate sacrifice, offering to fall on her sword, if MPs will back her Brexit deal following the failure of Parliament to agrre to any of the alternatives so far. Yet May’s deal remains unlikely to pass if it is voted on again on 29 March.
Clarity in the Brexit debate is no nearer for businesses after Parliament has taken control of the process and is attempting to find a consensus. But what does Brexit mean today following the MPs attempt to wrest control from Theresa May?
European Council President Donald Tusk indicates that EU 27 could allow a short extension if May’s deal is voted through by Parliament next week. If the deal fails for third time, a no deal withdrawal or a longer extension could still be achieved at the eleventh hour.
Prime Minister Theresa May has shoved Britain closer to a no deal Brexit by asking for a short extension to Article 50 leaving time for her deal or no deal as the only options. A move described as “downright reckless” by one of her own MPs.
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly writing to the European Union asking for an extension to Article 50 of up to two years. And she plans to return to Parliament again next week for a vote on her deal.
Investors are risk-on for Europe, putting money into Italian, Greek, and junk bonds, and equities.
Chaos in the United Kingdom following this week’s voting in Parliament has seen sentiment shift from despondency, to anger and finally utter confusion as politicians complicate Brexit.
The FinEst Bay Area has secured a $17 billion financing for the world’s longest undersea tunnel between Finland and Estonia from a large Chinese private equity firm. This is yet another example of the Chinese interest in European infrastructure, a possible extension to their grand OBOR initiative.
The UK’s consultation paper on the airline and airfreight business, called Aviation 2050, predicts that hybrid electric/hydrocarbon jets could be operational as early as 2035, as environmental and technological issues are set to dominate future developments.
VayaVision, a startup that develops perception software for autonomous vehicles, today announced that they are the recipient of a €2.45 million SME Instrument Grant from the European Innovation Council (EIC) to support its expansion into the European market.
The United Kingdom’s Parliament voted on a series of amendments to The Governments Brexit withdrawal deal today and has manged to increase the possibility of a no-deal Brexit by voting to renegotiate the withdrawal deal.
Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier announced earlier this week that European nations were ready to build the necessary infrastructure to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the U.S. At this time, Europe has 28 ‘regasification’ import terminals.
Parliament amended the Brexit debate time table and demanded a new plan from Prime Minister Theresa May, making a ‘no deal’ Brexit somewhat less likely.
As barge rates slump in the face of increased rainfall, the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine (CCNR) has warned that Rhine River water levels could fall again in December.
Oil production faces volatile times, as multiple OPEC countries witness geopolitical problems and unstable governments, leading to the possibility of yet another rise in fuel prices.
The U.K. has the second largest dairy trade deficit in the world, with 98% of all its dairy products being sourced from the EU. Once Brexit hits, the country might have a problem doing business like before.
The agreement will cover around 25% of the global economy, and, according to Bloomberg, by some measures the largest free trade area in the world.
As the future moves towards connected vehicles that are autonomous in nature, the current IT and cybersecurity act would not be applicable, needing a clearer definition on civil liability in case of accidents.
Brexit has brought up various challenges that are set to impact the country, both economically and politically. In that regard, the scenes that unfold in the supply chain scenario is worrying and needs contemplation.