Asia

26 Apr 2017
The west coast hosts three dominant private, or minor, container facilities that compete with JNPT.
20 Jun 2015
Japanese carrier NYK said it expects a weaker yen, low fuel costs and cost-cutting to provide it with higher container shipping profit despite low rates this year.
19 Jun 2015
Yusen Logistics and Mazda have begun a joint venture intended to increase the efficiency of Mazda’s global supply chain as the automotive industry in Asia continues to grow.
19 Jun 2015
China has fined 21 container carriers a total of RMB 4.25 million ($684,000) for providing customers in the China-Japan trade with rates below officially quoted levels.
19 Jun 2015
Global economic uncertainty and a slowing China continues to hang over cargo markets, with air and ocean transportation providers struggling to match capacity to demand while having little visibility going into the second half of 2015.
18 Jun 2015
Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. will add a Panama Canal service in July from China and Korea to four U.S. South Atlantic ports to handle rising U.S import volume to the fastest-growing region.
18 Jun 2015
Intra-regional feeder carrier Shreyas Shipping and Logistics is adding more vessels to its fleet, eyeing the prospect of accelerating its growth through coastal shipping operations in India.
18 Jun 2015
The feasibility of a container “subway” in Singapore to carry containers from a new mega-port through underground tunnels is being studied.
18 Jun 2015
The Asia-to-Australia trade became the latest to experience the distressing new trend of bunker surcharges overtaking the actual container freight rates on the spot market.
17 Jun 2015
An index measuring spot rates to ship a 40-foot container from Hong Kong to Los Angeles this week fell to a more than four-year low, a plunge somewhat explained in part by seasonal decline in demand, but still an ominous sign to carriers seeking general rate increases over the coming months.
17 Jun 2015
A new free-trade agreement between Australia and its largest trading partner, China, will likely further accelerate containerized trade between the duo after their volume rose 14.6 percent in the last three years.