Asia

Asia

27 Mar 2015
A week after announcing its formation, a new shipper coalition in Shanghai lambasted container lines for focusing on price to the detriment of service.
27 Mar 2015
Yemen has shut down its major seaports after a series of airstrikes from neighboring Saudi Arabia against rebels fighting Yemen’s Western-backed government, according to various reports.
27 Mar 2015
The Port of Tokyo will become Japan’s first and Northeast Asia’s second port to join the international Environmental Ship Index program and reward environment-friendly container ships
27 Mar 2015
OOCL and Yang Ming Line have expanded their joint China-Pakistan Express (CPX) Service by adding a direct call at Adani Hazira Container Terminal, a private facility in West India, starting in mid-April.
27 Mar 2015
The Indian federal government has approved a special-purpose company with equity participation of all major ports to implement rail connectivity projects aimed at improving supply chain services.
27 Mar 2015
It was one up and one down for China’s two largest carriers as China Cosco Holdings reported net profit tumbling 46 percent, while China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) stepped back into profitable territory.
26 Mar 2015
Gulftainer’s goal to triple volume over the decade through aggressive investment came a step closer in 2014 after the terminal operator increased handling 8 percent year-over-year.
26 Mar 2015
Air freight carried by Asian carriers grew by a solid 12.8 percent in the first two months of the year compared to the same period in 2014, according to data from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA).
26 Mar 2015
Speculation has been rife in the Singapore media about a possible tie-up between Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) and fellow G6 Alliance member Hong Kong’s Orient Overseas International Ltd. (OOIL), but a closer look at the business of the two carriers reveals that merging their operations would create little synergy.
25 Mar 2015
The Asia-Europe trade needs a system similar to the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement on the transpacific route so carriers can apply general rate increases and set surcharges in a more consistent and transparent way, a leading industry analyst says.
25 Mar 2015
State-owned logistics provider Container Corporation of India has opened a $1.6 million temperature-controlled facility in Adarsh Nagar, near Delhi, the latest investment in line with parent Railways’ fiscal year 2015-16 budget plan announcement last month.