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Ruscon starts Moscow-Russian Far East 154-TEU block train service  (14/5)

GCS Group member Ruscon has commenced a weekly fixed-day block train service from Moscow to the Far East of Russia, operated by a 154-TEU capacity train.

FedEx to raise freight rates  (6/3)

FedEx will increase its shipping rates by an average of 3.9 percent on March 31

DHL and Etihad Cargo increase connectivity through the Middle East  (4/3)

GERMAN express delivery giant DHL and Etihad Cargo have agreed to share capacity on DHL's new five times a week freighter service operating through Abu Dhabi.

Kazakhstan railway moves 61pc more Asia-Europe boxes in 2013  (12/2)

THE Kazakhstan Temir Zholy railway moved 16 million tonnes of cargo last year, with container volume increasing four per cent year on year, said company president Askar Mamin.

Xi'an-Kazakhstan Railway destinations increased  (15/1)

THE second run of the Xi'an-Kazakhstan Cargo Railway, which is called the 'Chang'an Line', set off with 15 TEU on December 28 2013. Compared to the first run of the service, the second one added Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan as destinations besides Kazakhstan

New Uruguay-Paraguay road service reduces dry-season transit time by 75pc  (11/1)

CARGAS del Atlantico, the Uruguayan member of the Famous Pacific Shipping (FPS) Group freight forwarding and consolidation system, has launched a new transhipment service via Montevideo to neighbouring Paraguay, that drastically cuts transit times for Far East imports from up to four months, to just 40 days.

Laos-Thai bridge completion fully opens Kunming-Bangkok expressway  (26/12)

THE completion of the new bridge over the Mekong River connecting Laos and Thailand has opened an unbroken Kunming expressway to Bangkok

Hefei to launch new rail freight route to Germany via Kazakhstan  (9/12)

EASTERN China hinterland city recently held a promotional campaign for the planned "New Eurasian Land Bridge", which is a new railway cargo transportation route to Europe.

DB Schenker increases links between Oslo and Norway's Arctic region  (4/12)

DB SCHENKER Norway is expanding its train solution in combination with trucks connecting Oslo faster to the north of the Arctic Circle by increasing its North Rail Express to fives times a week from February.

Intra-Asia trade to drive demand for cross-border trucking in SE Asia  (2/12)

GROWING cross border trade will create a boom in demand for the trucking sector in south east Asia, particularly, between Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia and into south west China

Kenya launches mega rail project  (30/11)

Kenya has launched a US$13.8 billion flagship railway project linking the port city of Mombasa to the capital Nairobi and is eventually hoped to extend onwards to neighbouring Uganda.

Shenzhen world's third biggest box port behind Shanghai, Singapore  (22/2)

Xi'an-Kazakhstan Railway destinations increased  (15/1)

Port of Antwerp sets new freight record in 2013  (31/12)

DB Schenker increases links between Oslo and Norway's Arctic region  (4/12)

Cargo up in Miami and Greensboro  (29/11)

Chengdu-Europe express rail freight service to start two-way operation  (9/11)

Container Traffic at Indian Ports Falls in First Half  (15/10)

Turkey's air cargo increases 11.8pc to 266,000 tonnes in September  (11/10)

Port of Mumbais Cargo Traffic Slides  (5/10)

Port relocations lag wreaking havoc for southern master plan (19/9)

Abud Dhabi to invest in Russia  (17/9)

Moscow's Domodedovo Airport cargo volume up 3.4pc in first 8 months  (13/9)

DHL Supply Chain to Invest in Southeast Asia  (31/5)

Virginia, Ningbo Ports Sign Cooperation Agreement  (4/5)

Long Beach TEU Volume Up by Double-Digits  (17/5)

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