Asia

30 Apr 2017
The port will temporarily suspend operations at all terminals on Monday because of a power outage meant for electrical upgrades in the harbor. 
17 Jun 2015
Mediterranean Shipping Company will add a direct call at Hazira, India, to its IPAK service in order to enhance direct connections between India, North Europe and the Mediterranean, effective in early July.
17 Jun 2015
Russian cargo airline Volga-Dnepr signed a memorandum of understanding today to buy and lease twenty Boeing 747-8 freighters with a combined list price of $7.4 billion for its AirBridgeCargo Airline unit.
17 Jun 2015
Cosco Pacific reported growing container volumes across all its geographical sectors with 28 million TEUs handled by China’s second largest port operator in the first five months of the year.
16 Jun 2015
The only way to stop the Asia-Europe rate war is to make drastic and permanent capacity cuts, as the widespread practice of voiding sailings has proved ineffective in slowing tumbling freight rates, according to Alphaliner.
16 Jun 2015
AirBridgeCargo’s traffic soared 16 percent in the first five months of the year as Russia’s largest all-cargo carrier continued to outperform its struggling European rivals.
16 Jun 2015
CMA CGM has strengthened its services to Turkey by adding a call to the port of Iskenderun in order to serve rising demand for raw materials that are converted into industrial inputs and finished products.
16 Jun 2015
India’s merchandise exports fell for the sixth consecutive month in May, the longest streak of declines since 2009, even as the Narendra Modi-led government rolled out a spate of schemes to stimulate manufacturing output and spur domestic demand.
16 Jun 2015
EVA Air has committed to purchase five Boeing 777 freighters at a list price of $1.5 billion at the Paris Air Show as the Taiwan carrier finally moves to upgrade its all-cargo fleet that was once the pride of the airline.
16 Jun 2015
A look at the accompanying graphic reveals the integrated and complex nature of China’s state-owned shipping ownership structure — a dizzying maze of companies and subsidiaries, many interconnected and several with dual listings on the Hong Kong and Shanghai exchanges.
16 Jun 2015
The second and third quarter of 2016 could provide a sweet spot with fewer vessel deliveries enabling container lines to improve load factors and profitability on the battered Asia-Europe trade.