Asia

Asia

22 May 2015
High-tech companies around the world expect exports to grow over the next two years, but air cargo freight and passenger jets are set to gain not container lines.
19 May 2015
C.H. Robinson Worldwide is priming its $330 million Global Forwarding division for faster growth in 2015, naming Mike Short president and opening new offices in Asia and Europe.
19 May 2015
Container carrier APL said it will replace its current Singapore West Asia Express (SWX) service in the intra-Asia trade with a new weekly service, branded the Asia Sub-continent (AS1), starting at the end of this month.
19 May 2015
Measures to improve productivity at the port of Manila continued with the recent ground breaking of a dry port south of the capital that aims at increasing the capacity of the port’s flagship terminal by 10 percent.
18 May 2015
The Port of Hamburg can no longer claim to be Europe’s second-largest container port.
18 May 2015
India’s exports got off to a disappointing start in fiscal year 2015-16, with shipments to the rest of the world in April — the first fiscal month — recording a 14 percent year-over-year decline, according to preliminary trade figures released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
18 May 2015
Maersk Line has entered into a vessel sharing agreement with Mediterranean Shipping Co, its 2M alliance partner, and Japan’s Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) on the Asia to East Coast of South America trade route.
Yang Ming container ship in Oakland port
18 May 2015
Taiwan’s three top lines became the latest carriers to join the black numbers club, all recording net profit for the first quarter on the back of rising revenue and falling operating costs.
18 May 2015
A gamble on ordering ultra large container ships for the Asia-Europe and Mediterranean trades is not going to pay off in the short-term as declining demand from the eurozone is compounded by the excess capacity floating into service, Drewry says.
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.