Asia

28 Apr 2016
The government of Ukraine plans to significantly reduce tariffs on container shipments via the trans-Caspian international transport route.
15 Apr 2016
Cross-border e-commerce and the continuing development of a new free trade zone are expected to be the primary drivers of growth in Tianjin’s port and logistics sector while aiding the recovery of the city’s economy following deadly explosions at the port last year.
13 Apr 2016
India’s Ministry of Shipping has drawn up an ambitious list of nearly 140 public-private-partnership contracts involving a total investment of about Rs. 83,000 crore (approximately $13 billion) for awarding at a three-day investor conference scheduled to begin April 14 in Mumbai.
12 Apr 2016
China’s Alibaba Group has continued its expansion into the lucrative and largely untapped Southeast Asian e-commerce market, acquiring a controlling stake in the region’s largest online retailer Lazada Group for $1 billion.
11 Apr 2016
India’s ports sector continued its financial recovery in fiscal 2015-16 after its 12 major state-owned ports, known as major ports, booked an increase in operating profit of 19 percent.
11 Apr 2016
With spot freight rates at stubbornly low levels on Asia-North Europe and Asia-Mediterranean over the last 12 months, Drewry expects the southern gateways to Europe to become increasingly viable versus the traditional mega-ports to the north.
08 Apr 2016
Container Terminal St. Petersburg, one of three container terminals at the Big St. Petersburg seaport, has gained market share by reducing its pricing and offering cheaper customs inspections.
08 Apr 2016
Snowman Logistics Ltd., India’s leading cold chain logistics solutions provider, is ramping up its operations to meet expected growth in reefer cargo shipments.
07 Apr 2016
Global container lines operating in Russia that were found guilty of collusion in 2012 and 2013 plan are appealing the controversial decision of Russia’s Federal Anti-Monopoly Service that threw a shadow on their image in the country.
07 Apr 2016
Singapore-based carrier Continental Shipping Line has introduced a direct container service between Chennai, India, and Yangon, Myanmar, to capture expected trade growth on the route.
07 Apr 2016
The volume of containers handled by Adani Hazira Container Terminal, a privately-operated alternative gateway on India’s west coast, nearly doubled in fiscal year 2015-16, which ended March 31, driven by new service additions.