Asia

27 Feb 2017
The head of SM Line container shipping business has outlined his carrier's plans on the trans-Pacific.
18 May 2015
The banana industry in the Philippines is hoping the rainy season will be on schedule as strong demand for the fruit is threatened by an El Niño-induced dry spell in the Southeast Asian country.
17 May 2015
Container throughput at Hong Kong in April tumbled 11.7 percent year-over-year, the second month of double-digit declines, data from the government’s Port Development Council showed.
15 May 2015
Agility Logistics’ net profit for the first quarter of 2015 rose 5 percent year-over-year, at $39.3 million, the company said Friday.
15 May 2015
The U.S. West Coast labor dispute that choked California’s ports for months may have been resolved but the effects continue to lift volumes at the world’s largest air cargo carrier, Cathay Pacific.
15 May 2015
A country that is seldom mentioned as an alternative to manufacturing in mainland China is Taiwan, its neighbour and disputed territory just across the strait.
14 May 2015
Evergreen Line this month will launch a new intra-Asia service in partnership with Cosco and China Shipping, enhancing the Taiwan carrier’s intra-Asia operations.
14 May 2015
Cosco Container Lines earlier this month launched a bi-weekly service from Yueyang, a city by the Yangtze River in Hunan province, to Vietnam and Thailand, allowing shippers to get their goods delivered a week faster than through past transfer services.
14 May 2015
Blue Dart Express, India’s leading air express and logistics services provider, reported its net earnings in fiscal year 2014-15, which ended March 31, remained relatively flat compared to the profit in the previous year, despite significant revenue growth.
14 May 2015
China Cosco Holdings pushed ahead with its fleet scrapping plan last month by dismantling two container ships and two bulk carriers.
14 May 2015
India produces about 30 percent of the world’s bananas, but poor post-harvest facilities and cold chain infrastructure means less than 1 percent make it to foreign markets. However, one fresh produce company, Pick N Serve Foods, is finding huge potential in exports, particularly to markets in Oman, Dubai, Qatar and Kuwait.