Asia

21 Jul 2017
"It’s unethical,” says the Shippers Council of Bangladesh chairman.
19 Aug 2015
Ho Chi Minh City is seeking $13.8 million from the state government to clear a silt buildup threatening its container trade on the Soai Rap River, a key waterway for vessels transporting goods to ports between Vietnam’s largest city and neighbouring localities.
19 Aug 2015
Zim Integrated Shipping Service swung to a net profit of $23 million in the second quarter from a $50 million loss a year ago as a multi-billion dollar restructuring continued to improve the Israeli ocean’s carrier’s bottom line.
19 Aug 2015
Global Ports, one of Russia’s top container terminal operators, has shaken up its leadership in an effort to reverse its fortune after plummeting container volume.
18 Aug 2015
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone on Monday signed a concession agreement to develop the much-publicized Vizhinjam International Container Transshipment Terminal, allowing India’s largest private port developer to begin construction on the green-field project November 1.
17 Aug 2015
A modest spike in freight rates in the eastbound Pacific last week offers the first indication that the trade could experience a strong peak-shipping season — and the threat of marine terminal congestion.
17 Aug 2015
Hapag-Lloyd is refusing to ship containerized hazardous cargo to and from Port of Tianjin after a shipment of dangerous chemicals handled by another carrier was blamed for deadly explosions at the 10th largest global container gateway last week.
17 Aug 2015
Regional Container Lines of Thailand has managed to grind out a profit in the second quarter despite overcapacity, volatile spot rates and lower container volume.
17 Aug 2015
Maersk Line expects the ailing Asia-Europe trade to improve in the second half of this year, as the devaluation of the Chinese currency boost exports and liners decrease capacity.
17 Aug 2015
Russia plans to double the traffic at its Far East ports by 2020-2022 via port modernizations and targeting trade with Asia to counterbalance the effects of tit-for-tat sanctions between Russia and the West.
17 Aug 2015
CMA CGM is switching its Indian port calls on the CIMEX 2N service, an intra-Asia loop connecting major ports in China and the Indian subcontinent region by switching one of the service’s India calls to Mundra from Pipavav.