Asia

Asia

CMA CGM
21 Oct 2014
With reefer volumes surging, the world's third-largest carrier says it bought new refrigerated containers as part of a larger effort to handle 1 million reefer TEUs annually by 2015
16 Oct 2014
Strong growth out of Hong Kong and China in September saw Cathay Pacific and Dragonair continuing to post double-digit growth as cargo and mail throughput rose 14.5 percent compared to the same month last year.
16 Oct 2014
Staying on top of the evolving regulatory and customs environment was a key areas forwarders and NVOCCs needed to focus on as they expand their business across Asia, delegates at a TPM Asia panel heard today.
15 Oct 2014
Two major Chinese conglomerates have joined forces on a joint-venture port investment company with nearly $1 bi
15 Oct 2014
A new, $54 million initiative in Singapore will research port management and urban congestion to help boost the country's port efficiency.
15 Oct 2014
India’s trade deficit widened to $14.25 billion in September, up from $10.84 billion in August and $6.12 billion in September 2013.
15 Oct 2014
India’s Port of Visakhapatnam is likely to remain closed to vessel traffic for a few more days, after sustaining what local sources said was severe damage from Cyclone Hudhud’s winds and tidal surge on Oct. 12.
15 Oct 2014
Asia’s transshipment hubs are under increasing pressure to achieve a sustained level of productivity as mega-vessels and the alliances drive up competition, TPM Asia Conference delegates heard today.
15 Oct 2014
Reefer containers will form a huge part of the cargo carried on the New Silk Way rail network between China and Europe as shippers are forced to counter the extreme temperatures found on the route.
15 Oct 2014
SHENZHEN, China — Manufacturing isn’t migrating from China as rapidly as most experts expected, despite wages that are rising at nearly 20 percent a year, researchers focusing on sourcing trends told the TPM Asia Conference in Shenzhen on Wednesday.
15 Oct 2014
Growth expectations for the Asian middle class are staggering, but so is the scale of supply chain upgrades that will be needed to meet demand.