The German Shipbuilding demanding Berlin and other European governments reduce their dependence on China for all things maritime

Barcelona, May 24, 2022.- According to Splash247.com magazine, the German Shipbuilding and Ocean Industries Association (VSM) has issued a very strongly worded release, demanding Berlin and other European governments reduce their dependence on China for all things maritime.

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“It could take five years for UK ports to get back to pre-pandemic freight levels”

Barcelona, April 12, 2022.- According to the Logistics Business magazine, it could take five years for UK ports to get back to pre-pandemic freight levels, with rising costs, bottlenecks, driver shortages and Brexit delaying recovery.

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FitchRatings: Different modes of transport in Europe will recover at unique rates

Barcelona February 13, 2021.- According to FitchRatings, the recovery of the different modes of freight transport (road, rail, air and maritime) will follow a different rhythm. Air traffic is most affected by travel restrictions and will take until 2024 to recover to 2019 levels, putting pressure on airlines and airports. Although these sectors will improve in 2021 compared to 2020, supported by vaccination roll-outs, passenger traffic will still be 55% lower than 2019, which was revised down from 45%. 

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