Asia

Shippers and the Directorate of General of Shipping are unhappy with how some container terminals have been handling container weighing to comply with SOLAS.
29 Aug 2016
India’s maritime administrator is showing no sign of backing down from its previous diktat barring container terminal operators from offering container weighing services on-site for a fee.
07 Jan 2015
Next week’s visit to the Philippines by Pope Francis will further disrupt cargo movements in and out of the congested port of Manila, and the government has urged shippers to clear out their cargo from the port by the weekend.
06 Jan 2015
China’s top seven ports handled 118.4 million 20-foot container in 2014, up almost 6 percent on the previous year as foreign trade kept throughput growth in solid positive territory for every month during the year.
06 Jan 2015
Hong Kong’s container terminals must be some of the most examined pieces of real estate in Asia, yet despite the government sponsored studies, industry reports and consultancy papers, the port’s future is no clearer than it was 11 years ago when the first master plan was published
05 Jan 2015
Private port operators in India are rapidly gaining market share on their government-owned rivals, as chronic capacity constraints and infrastructure woes at some of the major public port complexes spur the diversion of cargo and vessels to nearby minor ports, according to an analysis of port data.
05 Jan 2015
Satellite-based container tracking and communications giant Orbcomm extended its international reach and technology base by acquiring Canada's SkyWave Mobile Communications.
05 Jan 2015
With MOL’s container business in the red and performing worse than the other Japanese carriers, the company’s president in New Year’s message said 2015 would be a “counteroffensive year” in which it would get more aggressive in cost-cutting.
05 Jan 2015
All of the leading seaports and airports in India moved to a 24/7 customs clearance operation as of Dec. 31, paving the way for a boost in the country’s export and import trade.
05 Jan 2015
Another two high-ranking China Southern Airlines executives have been axed on suspicion of “job related crime” following investigations by the state owned carrier’s parent company.
05 Jan 2015
Kerry Logistics Network’s acquisition drive has continued into the new year, as the company added majority stakes in two Canadian forwarding companies barely a week after acquiring a Dubai-based logistics operator.
05 Jan 2015
Cargolux management and the Luxembourg labor unions continue to be locked in a stalemate, unable to reach a collective work agreement (CWA) despite the carrier’s belief that it is key to ensuring the airline’s survival.