British rail freight operator EWS has been fined £4.1M (€6M) by the Office of the Rail Regulator (ORR), following complaints about anticompetitive behaviour made by Enron Coal Services in 2001 and Freightliner Heavy Haul (FHH) in 2002.
FHH was set up by container haulier Freightliner to compete in the bulk haul markets that EWS had taken over from BR, while EWS was already beginning to chip away at Freightliner’s core business with container shipping lines.
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St Petersburg-based Ultramar is planning to build a logistics hub on the Russian Baltic coast, which will include dedicated terminals to handle and store up to 15 Mtpa of mineral fertilisers and metals.