Asia

Asia

06 Mar 2015
A final Japanese government report on the 2013 break-up and sinking of the MOL Comfort has called for amended ship design requirements to better ensure the safety of large container ships.
06 Mar 2015
China’s containerized exports for February leapt 17.5 percent to 8.6 million 20-foot containers as strong foreign trade and a late Chinese New Year pushed up volumes leaving its ports.
06 Mar 2015
Logistics giant Transport Corporation of India has launched a coastal container feeder service between West India and South India, a growing route that has seen the entry of rival feeder lines in recent months.
05 Mar 2015
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) reported a 6 percent growth in net profit in 2014, driven by solid revenue increases in its international expansion.
05 Mar 2015
Indian dockworker unions have tentatively agreed to defer a nationwide indefinite strike that was to begin March 9 by a week, setting the stage for negotiations between the stakeholders to reach a settlement.
04 Mar 2015
Anticipating significant growth in freight traffic, the government of India will allow state-owned Railways to create a new arm to provide end-to-end logistics solutions.
04 Mar 2015
Indian dockworker union leaders and officials from the Ministry of Shipping are expected to hold talks on Wednesday in New Delhi in an attempt to avert an indefinite industrial action planned to begin March 9 at major ports, including Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, the nation’s largest container handler, port sources in Mumbai said.
03 Mar 2015
The 15 top container carriers are at risk of significant and damaging cyberattacks, according to the head of a leading market intelligence provider and cybersecurity firm in the industry.
02 Mar 2015
The challenges are abundant for second-tier suppliers moving west into China’s interior, a massive region rife with cheap labor but lacking necessary infrastructure and reliable transportation.
02 Mar 2015
Spot rates on the Asia to the Middle East and South Asia are being undermined as carriers on the trades struggle to maintain load factors to support freight rate increases, according to Drewry Container Insight.
02 Mar 2015
The Indian federal government pledged to go ahead with its plans to make major ports independent companies instead of government-controlled landlord ports despite fierce opposition from the highly unionized labor force.