September 11, 2017

Coal unpopularity impacts UK volumes

Freight handled by UK ports in 2016 was down 3% due to a reduced demand for coal imports. 484m tonnes of freight were handled in 2016, […]
September 11, 2017

Port of Tyne introduces welfare fund to support merchant shipping

Over 100,000 seafarers arrive at the Port of Tyne each year. The welfare, conditions and pay of seafarers varies greatly around the world. Some merchant ships […]
September 11, 2017

Port of Rotterdam Authority launches ‘Building a Sustainable Port’ campaign

The Port of Rotterdam Authority recently launched a new campaign: ‘Building a Sustainable Port’. “Sustainability involves more than just the environment. We have committed to a […]
September 11, 2017

Trump Confronts German Port City

Like many Germans, Thomas Luetje was shocked by President Donald Trump’s barbs aimed at his country’s exporting prowess. Unlike most of his compatriots, Luetje is at […]