Asia

21 Apr 2017
Japan’s logistics companies are increasingly turning to India as the Chinese economy is losing steam and the Japanese economy expands only moderately.
16 Jun 2015
A look at the accompanying graphic reveals the integrated and complex nature of China’s state-owned shipping ownership structure — a dizzying maze of companies and subsidiaries, many interconnected and several with dual listings on the Hong Kong and Shanghai exchanges.
16 Jun 2015
The second and third quarter of 2016 could provide a sweet spot with fewer vessel deliveries enabling container lines to improve load factors and profitability on the battered Asia-Europe trade.
15 Jun 2015
The creation of a containerized rail operator by the Eurasian Customs Union is aimed at capitalizing on growing volume moving between Europe and Asia.
15 Jun 2015
Automotive part shippers can tap a new less-than-containerload service offering faster service between China and Japan by bypassing Hong Kong.
15 Jun 2015
It seems nothing can stop the slide in Hong Kong container traffic as the port reported its 11th consecutive month of declining throughput growth in May with volumes falling 12.7 percent year-over-year.
15 Jun 2015
India’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and Peel Ports, owner of the port of Liverpool in the United Kingdom, have signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate long-term, strategic cooperation.
15 Jun 2015
The basic pricing model of container lines on the Asia-Europe trade, battered and bruised for the year, has almost completely broken down, according to London-based analyst Drewry.
15 Jun 2015
DHL Global Forwarding has moved quickly to take advantage of increased interest in the China-Europe rail route following Beijing’s launch of the One Belt, One Road strategy, adding a new twice-weekly service between Zhengzhou and Hamburg.
13 Jun 2015
The worldwide rally in containership charter rates may have lost most of its steam, but not for those with the right ships in the right regions, which right now would be the Atlantic.
12 Jun 2015
Mitsubishi Corp. has launched a $300 million fund to acquire, manage and lease container vessels to major shipping firms, but the fund’s size apparently fell well short of the Japanese giant’s expectations.