Asia

07 Dec 2016
Global container lines found guilty of cartel practices in the Russian market are seeking a settlement with Russian authorities in an attempt to avoid multi-million dollar fines.
31 Mar 2015
China Merchants Holdings (International), the mainland’s largest port operator, reported a 7.4 percent increase in net profit during 2014 when it handled 80.84 million 20-foot containers at its global terminals to record a volume growth of 13.4 percent.
31 Mar 2015
Thai Airways exited the freighter business this week, unable to benefit from the robust volumes on U.S. routes being generated by its Asian peers and without the scale of capacity required to drive a profitable air cargo network.
31 Mar 2015
Several of the world’s top shippers have signed up to the Green Freight Asia (GFA) initiative that aims to lower the carbon footprint of land transport while driving lower logistics costs into the regional supply chain.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (Nhava Sheva), India
30 Mar 2015
Despite the long-term landside congestion and intermittent labor troubles that led to some traffic diversions, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust achieved an all-time high in container-handling in fiscal year 2014-15, which is set to end March 31, according to the latest port data collected by JOC.com.
30 Mar 2015
HONG KONG — The first 1.2 million square feet of Goodman Chongqing Airport Logistics Park has been developed as part of a
Hyundai bulk carrier
29 Mar 2015
Hyundai Merchant Marine is selling its bulk shipping division, the latest in a series of assets that South Korea’s second-largest shipping conglomerate is shedding to raise liquidity.
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.