Asia

Asia

07 Jul 2015
Container volumes via major public ports in India dipped about 1.5 percent in June year-over-year as a slump in the country’s global trade continued, according to the latest port statistics compiled by JOC.com.
07 Jul 2015
A Tokyo-based research firm has downgraded its outlook for Japanese container trade in fiscal 2015, which started on April 1, citing a significantly slower pace of growth in imports than previously anticipated.
07 Jul 2015
Hong Kong’s container throughput could halve in the next decade as a host of factors begin to stack up against the port that has seen a steady decline in volumes over the past year.
07 Jul 2015
The G6 Alliance will cancel another four Asia-Europe sailings in July and August in the latest indication that carriers do not expect much of a peak season this year.
06 Jul 2015
Gary Wilcock, managing director of Kerry Logistics Europe, passed away on June 21 after a short battle with cancer. He was 54.
06 Jul 2015
CMA CGM has reorganized the port rotation of its Europe-Pakistan-India Consortium, or EPIC, service by adding a direct call at Hazira, India, in an attempt to circumvent growing delays at the nearby public port of Nhava Sheva.
06 Jul 2015
The world’s insatiable appetite for civilian drones was evident in China’s trade figures that showed 160,000 units of civilian drones worth $120 million were exported from January through May this year.
03 Jul 2015
China’s ability to throw staggering amounts of money at projects was on display again this week with the announcement that a state-owned investment giant will pour $113 billion into supporting the One Belt, One Road trade strategy.
03 Jul 2015
Air cargo carriers have low expectations for the summer months but are expecting a traditional fourth-quarter peak season to lift volumes and help counter excess capacity and falling yields.
02 Jul 2015
Agility Logistics has appointed a new CEO for its South Asia operations as the company seeks to capitalize on the intra-Asia’s growing trade.
02 Jul 2015
India’s transportation infrastructure upgrade program got another push with the World Bank approving the release of $650 million, the third tranche of a long–term program to help build up New Delhi’s much-delayed, eastern, dedicated freight corridor project.