Asia

Asia

29 Dec 2014
In a significant policy shift, the Japanese government has become the top shareholder of a company operating the Port of Kobe and the Port of Osaka, collectively called “the Ports of Hanshin,” to help shore up its sagging international competitiveness.
29 Dec 2014
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (Nhava Sheva), India's largest container gateway, is showing no signs of getting ahead of the congestion problems that have plagued India’s largest container handler for much of 2014.
Nicaragua piggybank
27 Dec 2014
The Central American canal projects continue to generate questions over funding — where it will come from in the case of the proposed Nicaraguan plan, and where it is going in the Panama Canal upgrade.
CMA CGM container ship in Hamburg, Germany
27 Dec 2014
CMA CGM on Friday released extensive details of the Ocean Three east-west alliance that it will begin early in 2015 along with United Arab Shipping Co. and China Shipping Container Line.
27 Dec 2014
NYK Line has teamed up with Gujarat Pipavav Port, an APM Terminals facility on India’s west coast, to build and operate a new dedicated automobile logistics terminal at the Pipavav port complex.
Brazil-Russia trade relations
26 Dec 2014
After a year of surging sales of foodstuffs to Russia owing to economic sanctions imposed by the U.S. and European Union and retaliatory actions by Russia, Brazil is now possibly the largest supplier of food to Russia, according to the SovEcon consultancy.
26 Dec 2014
China, Serbia and Hungary have signed a memorandum of understanding to build a new 230-mile rail link between Belgrade and Budapest with construction work expected to start by the middle of next year.
24 Dec 2014
Fresh food is fast becoming the next e-commerce frontier in China, and the country-wide demand is driving the expansion of cold chain logistics in the mainland that has been a weak point for years.
23 Dec 2014
The door to China’s domestic courier market is about to be opened a little wider for foreign service providers, as the State Post Bureau prepares to green light Kerry Logistics and Japanese firms Yamato Logistics and OCS (Overseas Courier Service) to operate in the mainland express market.
23 Dec 2014
Truck congestion caused by the deteriorating quality of road networks around the Nhava Sheva port complex, India's largest container gateway, is creating a nightmare for shippers already dealing with months-long rail delays and ocean carrier surcharges at India’s largest container gateway, also known as Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
newly harvested bananas in the Philippines
23 Dec 2014
The banana industry in Davao Region of the Philippines is expected to fully recover during the first or second quarter of 2015, an industry leader this week.