Asia

20 Feb 2017
Central Japanese port kept title for fifth straight year despite a decline in overseas shipments.
27 May 2015
China is looking at investing in the outer reaches of the One Belt One Road trade footprint as state-owned China Merchants Group considers a deal with Lithuania’s port of Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea.
27 May 2015
Gulf states in the Middle East are expanding capacity and investing billions of dollars in their ports to accommodate booming traffic in the Asia-Europe trade lane.
27 May 2015
Shreyas Shipping and Logistics swung to a net profit of Rs. 61.75 crore (about $9.6 million) in the fiscal year ended March 31, a big turnaround from its loss of Rs. 4.32 crore ($675,000) in the previous year.
27 May 2015
Guangzhou Port Group has announced plans to invest $484 million to expand the deepwater channel of the port to meet the demand for two-way transport of large vessels.
27 May 2015
Intra-Asia freight rates have fallen off a cliff during May on some of the regional routes, with China to Japan spot rates falling by up to 75 percent compared to the same month last year as capacity pours into the trade.
27 May 2015
It is unlikely to be casual Friday on May 28 as the new Japan Post-owned Toll Group marks its first official business day.
26 May 2015
Vessel reliability in the trans-Pacific trades is beginning to improve now that West Coast labor issues have been resolved, but it still has a long way to go before it is acceptable, metrics provided by Seaintel Maritime Analysis and the Marine Exchange of Southern California show.
26 May 2015
Trucking and logistics giant Transport Corporation of India said across-the-board gains in freight volumes helped drive consolidated net income up 13.6 percent year-over-year in fiscal year 2014-15, which ended March 31.
26 May 2015
The Competition Commission of Singapore has recommended extending the liner shipping block exemption for another five years, and this week launched an exercise to gauge public feedback on the controversial ruling.
online shopping in China
26 May 2015
China's largest fresh produce e-tailer, FruitDay, signed off on a $70 million tie-up with direct online sales giant JD.com in the single biggest e-commerce fresh produce deal made in the country so far.