Asia

Asia

20 Aug 2014
China’s robust container throughput growth began to slow at major mainland ports in July as a European restocking drive faded and U.S. orders were brought forward to beat potential West Coast strikes.
12 Aug 2014
Intermodal rail delays at the ports of Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) and Pipavav, two major container gateways on India’
12 Aug 2014
As exports originating in China’s interior continue to grow, Agility inked a deal with Shanghai International Port Group Logistics, in order to strengthen its capabilities in the Yangtze River region.
12 Aug 2014
Shipping Corp. of India is considering withdrawing from the container business, which is loss making and subsidized by bulk and tankers, according to a report from Mint, an India-based financial news wire.
Tokyo port. Photo: Lodimup / Shutterstock.com.
11 Aug 2014
Tokyo, the largest Japanese container port, is gaining market share at the expense of smaller Japanese ports, according to an analysis of port data from the consulting firm SeaIntel.
CMA CGM was correct in saying its PEX3 service had the fastest transit time from Yantian to Los Angeles at 13 days.
11 Aug 2014
It is becoming increasingly difficult for a shipper to determine which carrier in the eastbound trans-Pacific has the fastest transit time between two given ports, according to a new analysis from SeaIntel, a consulting firm.
11 Aug 2014
One shipping line is based in Singapore and the other in Hong Kong, but the interim results of APL and OOCL have revealed the importance of managing costs in the current weak freight rate environment.
Acting OOIL CFO Alan Tung
11 Aug 2014
Hong Kong-listed Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. reported a first-half net profit of $181 million as revenue and volume at its liner shipping division OOCL increased even though revenue per 20-foot container fell more than 5 percent.
10 Aug 2014
Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminals Co. Ltd (PACTL) reported 23 percent growth in air freight throughput in July year-over-year as strong demand from international markets continued.
Yantian international container terminal. Photo: lzf / Shutterstock.com
10 Aug 2014
Asia’s ports reported strengthening of container throughput in the first half as the economic recovery of the U.S. and Europe drove up consumer spending and new export orders flooded into Chinese factories.
09 Aug 2014
The third set of Panama Canal locks aren't even completed yet, and yet Panama continues to talk openly about a fourth set of locks to handle even bigger ships.