Asia

26 Jul 2017
Air cargo growth for Asian carriers in June continued its robust growth on the back of solid international trade.
24 Aug 2015
Short sea ship operator Herbilan Shipping is introducing a dedicated, regional container service between the Indian subcontinent and Myanmar to shorten transit times for shippers moving goods between each region.
24 Aug 2015
Intra-Asia specialist shipping line SITC International Holdings reported a first-half net profit growth of 27 percent compared to the same period last year as container volumes increased by more than 6 percent and bunker prices scraped the bottom of the barrel.
21 Aug 2015
The backlog of containerized freight that built up over the past three weeks following the week-long shuttering of APM Terminals’ Gateway Terminals India is wreaking havoc on supply chains at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s busiest container handler, according to local logistics providers.
21 Aug 2015
Maersk Line on Thursday resumed liner services to the Port of Tianjin after temporarily suspending calls to the world’s 10th busiest port after an explosion that devastated the port and surrounding areas.
20 Aug 2015
After decades of moving operations overseas, executives at U.S. manufacturing and distribution firms say they’re coming home, or at least closer to home via Mexico.
20 Aug 2015
A Chinese defense manufacturing company plans to build a deep-sea port in the Arkhangelsk region of Russia, giving shippers of containerized rail from Asia another ocean shipping option for northern Europe delivery.
20 Aug 2015
More Chinese ports have followed in the footsteps of the port of Tianjin to restrict the movement of hazardous chemical cargoes at their facilities, disrupting global supply chains and the manufacturers that depend on the inputs.
19 Aug 2015
Tianjin port has suspended the import and export of all hazardous cargo following two deadly explosions linked to dangerous cargo, forcing U.S. shippers to reroute their shipments through other Chinese ports.
19 Aug 2015
Ho Chi Minh City is seeking $13.8 million from the state government to clear a silt buildup threatening its container trade on the Soai Rap River, a key waterway for vessels transporting goods to ports between Vietnam’s largest city and neighbouring localities.
19 Aug 2015
Zim Integrated Shipping Service swung to a net profit of $23 million in the second quarter from a $50 million loss a year ago as a multi-billion dollar restructuring continued to improve the Israeli ocean’s carrier’s bottom line.