CaroTrans has announced four new less-than-containerload direct services from China, including Shanghai, Ningbo, Shenzhen and Hong Kong; to Valparaiso, Chile.
The London Gateway deep-sea container port and distribution hub will offer rail service across the U.K. on the day it opens in the fourth quarter of 2013.
DB Schenker Rail has stepped up its transport of Scottish whisky from the United Kingdom to its rail depot in Wroclaw, Poland.
Europe's Channel Tunnel may be opened up to freight and mail services at night, when it sits almost idle.
The Israeli Cabinet approved the construction of a railway line from Tel Aviv to Eilat. The 350-kilometer line will be for passengers and freight and is due to shorten travel time to a mere two hours.
Container imports through the Port of New York and New Jersey in November grew 5.2 percent year-over-year, offsetting a slim dip in exports to bring total traffic up 2.5 percent.
A freight transportation analyst is warning escalating tensions between Iran and the United States over the Strait of Hormuz could undermine global supply chains in the near term and shipping development in the Middle East in the long term.