Asia

20 Jan 2017
After the share price of OOCL's parent soared by 30 percent in two weeks on speculation that it is for sale, the company has said no bid for the carrier has been received.
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.
25 May 2015
Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal, an emerging alternative gateway on India’s southeastern coast, last week celebrated the first vessel call of the Chennai-Colombo-Gulf (CCG) service, a weekly intra-regional loop operated jointly by Simatech Shipping and Evergreen Line
US, Japan flags
25 May 2015
Merchandise trade between Japan and the United States is expanding at a breakneck pace, as Japan’s exports and imports both charged ahead by more than 20 percent for the second straight month in April on a year-over-year basis.
25 May 2015
Container shipping lines are enjoying strong westbound traffic growth to South Asia and the Middle East, giving carriers a ray of hope at a time when the shared trunk services from Asia to Europe are struggling, Drewry reported.
22 May 2015
High-tech companies around the world expect exports to grow over the next two years, but air cargo freight and passenger jets are set to gain not container lines.