Asia

21 Jul 2017
"It’s unethical,” says the Shippers Council of Bangladesh chairman.
25 Sep 2015
Maersk Line announced it is postponing by a month the implementation of the general rate increase it planned to apply Oct. 1 on the Mediterranean-India trade lane.
25 Sep 2015
A new all-cargo airline will enter greater China’s fast-growing express market next year after a mainland carrier, a Nasdaq-listed aircraft leasing company and an online retailer set up a joint venture to create United Star Express Airlines.
24 Sep 2015
The government of China has begun to punish port service providers who overcharge for services, giving teeth to a previously announced measure prohibiting excessive port fees in a bid to boost slumping trade volumes.
24 Sep 2015
Philippine business and government officials appear to be at odds over whether Manila will experience a return of port congestion when container volumes increase ahead of the Christmas season.
24 Sep 2015
Foreign shipping lines have expressed concern about a proposed Vietnam government decree that will require shipping companies to publicize their freight tariffs to protect exporters and importers.
24 Sep 2015
Deteriorating market conditions on the Asia to Europe and South America trade lanes have seen NVOCCs focusing their efforts on the better performing Asia-U.S. trade, leading to intense competition on the long-haul routes.
23 Sep 2015
India’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, which has been hit hard by a series of labor and other disruptions in the past few months, is turning things around with more intermodal services and the introduction of other proactive steps.
23 Sep 2015
China’s factory output contracted further in September, falling to its lowest level in more than six years as weak external demand continues to put the brakes on the country’s exports.
22 Sep 2015
The Federation of Ship Agents’ Association of India, representing ocean carrier agents, claims APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India may be violating its concession contract with the port authority, causing off-and-on labor disruptions at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest container gateway.
22 Sep 2015
The greatest risk facing container lines in the intra-Asia trade is port infrastructure that will struggle to support growing volumes in the region, believes Tim Wickmann, chief executive of MCC Transport.