28-December-2022: Hassana, a Saudi investment fund, has bought into the Jebel Ali and Dubai port operations for $2.4 billion. With the buyback, the investment fund has acquired some 10% of the Jebel Ali Freezone, Jebel Ali Port and the National Industries Park.

28-December-2022: The construction of the A26 east motorway is intended to connect the A7 with the A1 through the port of Hamburg. On the official website from the economic authority still says that the first section of the A26 East will be built from 2020.

28-December-2022: PD Ports has welcomed the first vessel call on a brand new, dedicated service from Spain and Portugal into Teesport. The Kristin Schepers, a vessel capable of carrying 800 containers, arrived at Teesport on Tuesday after a four-day sailing from Aveiro in Portugal to discharge containerised cargo for onward distribution via PD Ports’ dedicated road haulage fleet.

28-December-2022: Despite no final airport decision having yet been made for Maastricht Aachen Airport, it can stay open until the end of 2024. The Council of State ruled in the case brought by Stichting Geen Uitbreiding Vliegveld Beek and local residents.

20-December-2022: The end of 2022 is approaching. Therefore, we would like to inform you through this way about the road transport expectations and rates for the new year. It is well known that, in addition to fluctuations in fuel prices, the transport sector faces huge cost increases.

20-December-2022: Scientists from the University of Antwerp and Delft Technical University conclude that future ships will sail greener but also slower. This study investigated which alternative fuels could be of interest to shipping and especially what impact they would have on the speed of ships.

20-December-2022: We would like to thank you for your trust in Merzario and our fine cooperation last year. Merzario hopes that we can once again fully commit to you in 2023. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy, but above all healthy New Year! On behalf of all Merzario colleagues.

20-December-2022: The British Ports Association has written to the UK Parliament Environment, Food & Rural Affairs select committee to express concerns over the Committee’s recommendations on dredging.

13-December-2022: The federal government and Deutsche Bahn have increased the financing contract from 1.7 billion euros to 2.7 billion euros. The Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport and Deutsche Bahn have supplemented plans for the digital rail system in Germany.

13-December-2022: Zero-emission, hydrogen-powered commercial vehicle innovator, Hydrogen Vehicle Systems (HVS), has today announced a £15 million (US$17.8 million) grant from the UK Government’s Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) as part of a wider funding package to support zero emission transport.