Asia

20 Jul 2017
An analysis of April-to-June productivity statistics shows GTI has steadily outperformed its rivals in the port complex.
14 Aug 2015
Shreyas Shipping and Logistics swung to a Rs. 16.52 crore (about $2.54 million) net profit in the first fiscal quarter, from a loss of Rs. 19.66 crore ($3 million) a year earlier, as India’s fast-growing short-sea ship operator acquired new ships and significantly expanded its service network.
14 Aug 2015
More ocean carriers have announced emergency surcharges for Jawaharlal Nehru Port-bound cargo to offset extra costs caused by the week-long shutdown of APM Terminals’ Gateway Terminals India.
14 Aug 2015
The Asia-Europe trade was carrier enemy number one this week as two of the world’s most profitable container lines blamed weaker revenues on the chronically underperforming route, and spot rates duly responded by tumbling a further 23 percent this week.
14 Aug 2015
No decision on a block exemption for Hong Kong’s container shipping industry will be made before the new competition law comes into effect on December 14, leaving the container shipping industry in the bizarre position where its activity will be illegal from that date.
13 Aug 2015
Shippers looking to use rail between Europe and China have another option to consider as companies continue to
13 Aug 2015
One of the largest Russian investment holdings is betting that it can lure cargo from Southeast Asia away from Northern European ports through a planned Taman seaport — even after government backing faded.
13 Aug 2015
Despite significant losses by its container carrying division, a buoyant tanker market coupled with cost-cutting measures to help Shipping Corporation of India post a whopping 230 percent profit increase in the April-June period from a year earlier to Rs. 163.54 crore (approximately $25.5 million).
13 Aug 2015
Operations at two container terminals in the port of Tianjin have been suspended following the massive blast at a dangerous goods warehouse that has reportedly killed more than 40 people and injured hundreds.
12 Aug 2015
An enormous explosion said to have injured hundreds and been felt 10 kilometers away from the epicenter has been blamed on a container held at a terminal in the Binhai New Area, Tianjin, China, according to Chinese news report.
12 Aug 2015
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, has reached a key milestone in its Asia strategy with the launch of a time-saving truck service between Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan province in southern China, and Bangkok, Thailand’s capital.