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Confetra approves new rules

Confetra approves new rules

Rome - Confetra, the Confederation of Transport and Logistics, has approved its new Statute, which introduces changes ranging “from the revitalization of regional organisations to the establishment of the Coordination for Southern Italy”

First trains between Prato and La Spezia

First trains between Prato and La Spezia

La Spezia - The line is open and the first two trains have travelled between the port of La Spezia and Prato’s freight village. Initially about twenty containers from the LSCT terminal in Spezia were sent to Prato, hen another convoy with about ten containers made the reverse trip

Bari, agreement with Interporto Bologna

Bari, agreement with Interporto Bologna

Bari - At the Port Authority for the south Adriatic in Bari, its chairman, Ugo Patroni Griffi and the director of Interporto Bologna SpA, Sergio Crespi, signed an agreement of collaboration aimed at developing the Bologna Interporto - Bari Scalo Ferruccio - Brindisi Porto railway accord

With delays at terminal gates, truckers block the port of Genoa: “This is hell”
China to expand imports

China to expand imports

Beijing - China on Monday publicized guidelines on expanding imports for balanced foreign trade, with policy incentives detailed in several areas. The government should keep exports stable while at the same time further expand imports

French say cockpit fire likely caused 2016 EgyptAir crash, contradicting Egypt
Air freight volume and rate growth slows

Air freight volume and rate growth slows

Rotterdam - Average worldwide air cargo yields dropped to US$1.8 in May, 3% below their level in April 2018, but still 14% higher than in May 2017, new figures from WorldACD reveal. But the changes are partly down to currency fluctuations

RCG launches Greek rail freight operations

RCG launches Greek rail freight operations

Thessaloniki - Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) subsidiary Rail Cargo Group (RCG) and Greek partner Goldair Cargo officially launched their Greek open-access rail freight operations at the RCG’s Sindos terminal in Thessaloniki on June 27

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