Asia

27 Feb 2017
The head of SM Lines' container shipping business has outlined his carrier's plans on the trans-Pacific.
11 Jun 2015
Most of Hong Kong’s container shipping activity will be illegal from next year if the competition law due to be implemented by the government on Jan. 1 is enforced in its current form, said Maersk Line’s chief executive of North Asia Tim Smith.
11 Jun 2015
The Hong Kong government this week said it would move forward with plans to expand container capacity at its Kwai Tsing Container Terminals. But move is unlikely to mollify critics who say the investment is too little too late to maintain the port’s market share of Pearl River Delta traffic.
11 Jun 2015
Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. announced they are cutting capacity by a third on their recently launched Asia-Mediterranean services “to meet current and anticipated demands” on the route.
11 Jun 2015
Cargo carriers in the U.S. have raised concerns that action by Washington to curb open skies agreements with Middle Eastern carriers over allegations they are subsidised by their governments could become a threat to vital worldwide air freight networks.
10 Jun 2015
Indian authorities on Wednesday cleared the way for developing a big, new, container transshipment port at Vizhinjam, a deep-sea, green field site in the country’s southern state of Kerala.
10 Jun 2015
PSA International made its first foray into south-western China with the signing of a joint venture agreement to operate a terminal in the Guangxi-Beibu Gulf that will be developed to handle the mega container vessels currently in service.
10 Jun 2015
Container throughput in China will reach 505 million TEUs by 2030, three super container hub ports will be formed in Shanghai, Qingdao and Hong Kong, and Chinese firms will become global container terminal operators.
09 Jun 2015
LONDON – Lufthansa Cargo and All Nippon Airways Cargo will launch joint freight services from Europe to Japan on August 3, eight months after they joined forces on the westbound route.
09 Jun 2015
The volume of containers shipped via publicly-owned major ports in India expanded 4.3 percent year-over-year in April and May, the first two fiscal months, according to provisional port statistics collected by JOC.com.