Asia

23 May 2017
More investment and greater productivity are welcome, but shippers are wary of higher rates.
Port of Ashdod, Israel
29 May 2015
Dockworkers in Israel have ended a two-day strike protesting the creation of new foreign-run port terminals.
29 May 2015
State-owned rail operator Container Corporation of India reported an 11.5 percent increase in consolidated net earnings in fiscal year 2014-15, which ended March 31, on the back of strong volume gains from its core international freight hauling activity.
29 May 2015
Reports from New Delhi said train operations were returning to normal Friday following the end of week-long protests by ethnic Gujjars in the state of Rajasthan.
29 May 2015
Etihad Airways’ cargo revenue topped $1 billion for the first time in 2014 as freight traffic grew four times faster than the global market to reach an all-time high.
29 May 2015
Indonesia’s plans to invest in infrastructure will pay off as the Southeast Asian country attracts cost-driven manufacturers moving their production out of China, according to Jakob Sorensen, president director of Maersk Line Indonesia.
29 May 2015
Toll Group began operating under the Japan Post flag today as president and CEO Toru Takahashi announced the new board that will provide governance to the Melbourne-based logistics company.
28 May 2015
Two of Israel’s largest seaports remained closed Thursday after dockworkers defied a court order, leaving their posts in opposition to new government contracts with private port operators.
Panama Canal transit
28 May 2015
The expansion of the Panama Canal early next year will make an enormous quantity of container ship tonnage available for services that transit the canal, wiping away current capacity restrictions that restrict usage to only small and inefficient ships by today’s standards.
Protests in India
28 May 2015
Civil unrest in parts of India is causing rail freight traffic chaos in the country’s busiest northern corridor linking hinterland points around Delhi and major gateway ports on the west coast, including the largest port of Nhava Sheva.
28 May 2015
Terminal operators and logistics industry executives in Hong Kong must have thrown up their hands in frustration during a welcome address by the city’s Secretary for Transport and Housing Anthony Cheung at the inaugural Global Port Research Alliance conference held here recently.