Asia

27 Jul 2017
The disruption at Mundra is the latest weather-related complication for Indian shippers.
08 Sep 2015
Container throughput at major public ports in India remained relatively flat in August year-over-year, dragged down by the week-long shuttering of APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India in Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, the country’s biggest container handler.
07 Sep 2015
Gujarat Pipavav Port last received a call from the Maersk Saltoro, reportedly the largest container ship ever to call at the APM Terminals facility on India’s west coast.
07 Sep 2015
It appears China’s Nan Tsing Container Lines has now gone out of business after the debt-strapped domestic carrier reportedly stopped all operations at the weekend, leaving tens of thousands of boxes stranded across the country.
07 Sep 2015
India’s fragmented distribution system and lack of packaging standards are contributing to an estimated $2.2 billion in wasted fruit and vegetables every year, according to one of the largest cold chain shippers in the country.
04 Sep 2015
Container traffic through Russia’s Baltic seaports plummeted 32 percent in the first half, showing that even Russian ports that serve as gateways to the country’s most important cities, like Moscow and St. Petersburg, will not be able to escape the wrath of the Russian recession.
04 Sep 2015
The KM Meratus Banjar 2 sank in the Java Sea, claiming the lives of two sailors.
04 Sep 2015
Maersk Line is upgrading its Middle East-South Africa-West Africa, or Mesawa, service by adding a direct call at Colombo, Sri Lanka, in an attempt to pick up additional cargo.
03 Sep 2015
NYK Line has joined rival container carriers in lifting a port congestion surcharge imposed earlier for all cargo discharged at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest container gateway, citing an improvement in port operations.
02 Sep 2015
Big retailers in the U.S. are dragging their Chinese suppliers back to the table to re-negotiate order contracts and take advantage of lower manufacturing costs following Beijing’s sharp devaluation of the yuan.
02 Sep 2015
While economists debate the growth and prospects of the BRIC nations of Brazil, Russia, India, and China, their global container trade volumes reflect many of the difficulties that have been the focus of headlines around the world.