Asia

24 Jul 2017
The world's biggest container trade will grow even further in 2017.
25 Aug 2015
China’s two main shipping lines and its second largest container port operator have neatly sidestepped the stock market rout of mainland stocks with their shares remaining suspended on the Shanghai and Hong Kong exchanges.
25 Aug 2015
Cosco Pacific is expecting a volatile second half of the year amid fierce competition in the container terminals and leasing business and has warned that the challenging operating environment will slow its throughput.
24 Aug 2015
Two cranes that arrived last week at Russia’s new deep-sea Port of Bronka will allow the port serving nearby St. Petersburg to better handle post-Panamax vessels.
24 Aug 2015
Short sea ship operator Herbilan Shipping is introducing a dedicated, regional container service between the Indian subcontinent and Myanmar to shorten transit times for shippers moving goods between each region.
24 Aug 2015
Intra-Asia specialist shipping line SITC International Holdings reported a first-half net profit growth of 27 percent compared to the same period last year as container volumes increased by more than 6 percent and bunker prices scraped the bottom of the barrel.
21 Aug 2015
The backlog of containerized freight that built up over the past three weeks following the week-long shuttering of APM Terminals’ Gateway Terminals India is wreaking havoc on supply chains at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s busiest container handler, according to local logistics providers.
21 Aug 2015
Maersk Line on Thursday resumed liner services to the Port of Tianjin after temporarily suspending calls to the world’s 10th busiest port after an explosion that devastated the port and surrounding areas.
20 Aug 2015
After decades of moving operations overseas, executives at U.S. manufacturing and distribution firms say they’re coming home, or at least closer to home via Mexico.
20 Aug 2015
A Chinese defense manufacturing company plans to build a deep-sea port in the Arkhangelsk region of Russia, giving shippers of containerized rail from Asia another ocean shipping option for northern Europe delivery.
20 Aug 2015
More Chinese ports have followed in the footsteps of the port of Tianjin to restrict the movement of hazardous chemical cargoes at their facilities, disrupting global supply chains and the manufacturers that depend on the inputs.