Econostrum | Economic News in the Mediterranean



Get the latest updates transport in the Mediterranean: aerospace, automotive, sea, air, space, rail, road ... in Algeria, Spain, France, Italy, Morocco , Tunisia, Portugal, Egypt, Greece, Turkey ...

Suez Canal: an overprotected but still fragile infrastructure - 10/19/2021 - Gérard Tur

MEDITERRANEAN. The Provence regional association of auditors of the Institut des Hautes Études de Défense Nationale (IHEDN) organised the "2019-2021 studies forum" on 7 October 2021 in Marseille. During this period, the association produced three reports on highly strategic and conflictual sites: the Straits of Gibraltar and the Bosphorus as well as the Suez Canal.

Algeria authorises maritime transport of passengers with France and Spain - 10/14/2021 - Gérard Tur

ALGERIA/FRANCE/SPAIN. Tuesday October 12, the Algerian Ministry of Transport announces the resumption of the maritime connections operated by the ENTMV between Algeria, France and Spain.

The EBRD finances the training of 80 young Egyptians in metro maintenance - 10/14/2021 - Eric Apim

EGYPT. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is collaborating with Hyundai Rotem Company to train eighty young Egyptian unemployed people in the maintenance of the rolling stock of line II of the Cairo metro.

Algeria closes its airspace to all Moroccan planes - 09/23/2021 - Eric Apim

ALGERIA / MOROCCO. The situation is getting tougher between Algeria and Morocco with the closure of Algerian airspace to all Moroccan planes.

Ground-breaking ceremony for the Istanbul Canal - 06/28/2021 - Eric Apim

TURKEY. Recep Tayyip Erdogan officially launched the construction of the Istanbul Canal, a new maritime route which will allow ships to link the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara.

The Ouigo Madrid Barcelona high-speed line kicks off the battle for rail in Spain - 05/07/2021 - Eric Apim

SPAIN / FRANCE. The Spanish railway operator Renfe is losing its monopoly with the launch of the high-speed line between Madrid and Barcelona marketed by Ouigo Spain, a subsidiary of Sncf Voyageurs.

European Commission accepts €4bn recapitalisation of Air France - 04/06/2021 - Eric Apim

FRANCE. The European Commission has accepted the French government's plan to recapitalise Air France as part of its temporary framework for state aid during the Covid-19 period.

Morocco cancels all flights with France and Spain - 03/30/2021 - Eric Apim

MOROCCO / SPAIN / FRANCE. Moroccan authorities are suspending all flights to and from Spain and France and closing the borders of Ceuta and Melilla.

Alstom wins €1.4bn contract to supply 152 trains to Spanish operator Renfe - 03/29/2021 - Eric Apim

SPAIN / FRANCE. Alstom announces the signature of a contract worth more than €1.4 billion with Renfe, the Spanish rail operator, for the supply of 152 high-capacity trains from its X'Trapolis range.

Bailing out Ever Given frees up Suez Canal traffic - 03/29/2021 - Eric Apim

EGYPT. The Panamanian-flagged container ship Ever Given has finally been refloated. Traffic will be able to resume, gradually, on the Suez Canal.

Suez Canal traffic blocked by grounded ship - 03/24/2021 - Eric Apim

EGYPT. A container ship ran aground in the middle of the Suez Canal and is blocking traffic on its North-South axis, where 10% of the world's maritime trade passes.

Volotea positions itself in Algeria by opening eight routes serving seven Algerian cities - 03/15/2021 - Eric Apim

FRANCE / ALGERIA. The Catalan airline is adding Algeria to its destinations with eight new flights starting in mid-September 2021 from Marseille, Bordeaux and Lyon.

Gefco inaugurates a 10,000 m² warehouse in Tanger Med - 02/22/2021 - Eric Apim

MOROCCO / FRANCE. The French group Gefco strengthens its position on the Moroccan market by inaugurating a new 10,000 m² warehouse in the Tanger Med logistics free zone.
version française
1 2 3 4 5 » ... 9