Asia

26 May 2017
The “Smart My Road” service makes it easier to ship raw materials from China to Myanmar for processing, Hitachi said.
24 Jun 2015
Singapore has opened two new phases of its $2.6 billion Pasir Panjiang Terminal, another step along a massive development road that will help the port cope with mega-ships and alliance complexities continuing to frustrate transshipment hubs in the region.
24 Jun 2015
The general slowdown in China’s container exports was supported by the latest manufacturing data that shows weak factory activity being recorded in the mainland for the fourth consecutive month.
23 Jun 2015
Hapag Lloyd is adding the port call of Ashdod, Israel, to its service connecting the country with Turkey and said it will begin calling on Iskenderun, Turkey in late July through an unspecified service.
23 Jun 2015
The new head of MOL Line said its container line will cooperate more with its nine terminals in order to boost profitability after losses from its liner business deepened to 9.5 billion yen ($76.6 million) last fiscal year.
23 Jun 2015
The first five months the year were good to Asian air cargo carriers that recorded a 6.3 percent increase in demand for international air freight compared to the same period last year, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA).
23 Jun 2015
Container trailer groups in the Nhava Sheva port complex issued a trade notice suspending drayage operations to and from APM Terminals-run Gateway Terminals India, effective Tuesday, sparking another round of congestion woes for shippers and carriers using India’s largest box gateway, also known as Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
23 Jun 2015
If Hong Kong was added to a table of China’s top 20 container ports, it would slot in at number four both in terms of cumulative throughput this year and in May volumes, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exchange.
22 Jun 2015
An Indian-flagged cargo vessel carrying containers sank in the early morning hours of Monday about 40 nautical miles off the Mumbai coast, according to Indian maritime agencies.
22 Jun 2015
Most attacks on ships in Southeast Asian waters are armed robbery, not piracy, the Singapore Shipping Association says.
22 Jun 2015
Container terminals in Hong Kong have joined Maersk Line in calling for the territory’s government to address competition law concerns that threaten to make the liner business illegal from next year.