Asia

08 Dec 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust shippers are showing keener interest in direct port delivery services that greatly improve port productivity.
07 Apr 2015
The term “One Belt One Road” has invaded reports on China trade over the past few weeks, with Beijing officials rarely missing a chance to extol the virtues of the regional initiative that brings together the Silk Road Economic Belt and Maritime Silk Road developments aimed at linking China with Europe and Africa, and the countries in between.
06 Apr 2015
Singapore-based regional carrier Bengal Tiger Line has introduced a new intra-Asia service, the MD2, connecting Krishnapatnam, India, to Malaysia and Singapore and giving the alternative gateway to India’s southeastern hinterlands another boost.
02 Apr 2015
A move to provide a direct shipping link between Tasmania, Australia, to Asia has been abandoned —at least in the short term.
02 Apr 2015
The new Narendra Modi-led Indian federal government announced its much-awaited foreign trade policy, with a goal of doubling the country’s exports to $900 billion and elevate its share of world trade from the current 2 percent to 3.5 percent by 2020.
02 Apr 2015
Evergreen Line plans to upgrade its intra-Asia service network by joining the India-Far East Express Service operated by a consortium of Wan Hai Lines, Pacific International Lines, “K” Line, Shipping Corporation of India and Simatech Shipping.
01 Apr 2015
AirBridge Cargo, the only Russian carrier in the Hong Kong market, will be the main beneficiary of fifth freedom traffic rights out of the city that were granted to Russian air freight carriers following a new round of bilateral talks that concluded last month.
01 Apr 2015
Although its last fiscal year was ugly, UTi Worldwide is optimistic about the year ahead, and expects to grow its freight forwarding and logistics businesses. A surge in air freight in February and March attributed to U.S. West Coast port congestion helped.
01 Apr 2015
The decision by Orient Overseas International Ltd (OOIL) to order six 20,000-TEU ships was widely expected and comes just three weeks after fellow G6 Alliance member MOL ordered six mega-vessels of its own.
31 Mar 2015
A software company that provides information on truck stops, weigh stations and other on-the-road services to U.S. truckers is attracting funding from an unusual source — China.
31 Mar 2015
DP World and the government of the Maldives have signed an agreement for the latter to build an up to $300 million deepwater port complex on the industrial island of Thilafushi.