Asia

27 Sep 2016
A prominent Russian maritime lawyer said the companies should appeal the decision in the hopes of having the decision overturned.
09 Sep 2016
China Cosco has demolished five of its old container ships in a resumption of the scrapping program.
09 Sep 2016
Asia-Med spot rates up as Hanjin effect helps lift the market.
09 Sep 2016
A new intra-Asia alliance is on the cards following Hanjin's collapse.
Every moment that Hanjin Shipping cargo remains in limbo threatens further disruption and costs for myriad industries.
08 Sep 2016
The push underscores a restlessness within the transportation industry with the customary pace of a Chapter 15 bankruptcy filing — something that has historically taken months to years to play out.
08 Sep 2016
Iran’s ports are clearly benefitting from the relaxation of international sanctions on a tonnage basis year-over-year, though those gains have yet to materialize for the container trade.
08 Sep 2016
India’s major state-owned ports booked healthy growth in container volumes in August.
08 Sep 2016
Korea will tap its domestic carriers to send another 20 vessels to help clear up the mess left by Hanjin Shipping after it filed for receivership on Aug. 31.
08 Sep 2016
The Hong Kong Shippers Council is putting pressure on the government to convince HIT to drop its high Hanjin container release charges or it will launch a court action against the terminal.
Chinese regulators have reduced the Zika-prevention requirements for US exports to China several times since they were first announced.
07 Sep 2016
Chinese authorities have backed off a mandate that all containers arriving in China from the United States must comply with special rules designed to prevent the spread of Zika.
The South Korean government hopes new programs and more funding for existing initiatives will help the ports of Busan and Gwangyang, pictured, recover from the fallout of Hanjin Shipping's collapse.
07 Sep 2016
The South Korean government is giving the port authorities of Busan and Yeosu Gwangyang millions of dollars in an effort to spur an early recovery of transshipment volumes from bankrupt Hanjin Shipping.