January 13 - Trans Ocean Pacific (TOP), the NVOCC subsidiary of Europe Cargo, has been absorbed into its parent business.

All TOP staff have joined Europe Cargo and all TOP activities will now be handled by the newly-merged business, while TOP's senior management have also joined the Europe Cargo board.

The resulting business is now active in general freight forwarding, ocean freight consolidation and project shipping.

Europe Cargo is the Belgian member of the FPS (Famous Pacific Shipping) network of independent forwarders and consolidators.