Asia

29 Aug 2016
Maersk Line launched a new feeder service to the western Chinese port city of Yibin.
JNTP truck gridlock
02 Jan 2015
Despite the persistent landside congestion and disruptions caused by an equipment upgrade in the last few months, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust achieved an all-time high in container movements in 2014, according to port sources.
01 Jan 2015
China has signed a memorandum of understanding with Thailand to build 542 miles of double-track railway from Nong Khai on the Laos border to the Thai industrialized eastern seaboard.
01 Jan 2015
China’s official purchasing managers’ index (PMI) slipped to its lowest reading in 18 months, confirming a slowdown in the mainland’s economic growth and following close behind an HSBC PMI that registered a similar decline.
31 Dec 2014
Spot rates on the trans-Pacific have dropped nearly 20 percent in the two weeks following a historically high general rate increase, new data from Drewry Maritime Research shows.
Maersk container ship in Rotterdam
31 Dec 2014
Ocean carriers face an uphill struggle to push through planned general rate increases on the Far East-north Europe trade in January amid deteriorating economic conditions at both ends of the world’s biggest liner route.
31 Dec 2014
After two years of preparations, Nippon Express Co. has set up a subsidiary in Myanmar, formerly called Burma, joining a growing army of Japanese transportation, logistics and other firms aiming to cash in on what is widely seen as Asia’s last frontier market.
31 Dec 2014
The lack of detailed financial information on the Nicaragua canal from project leader HKND Group continued this week with the announcement by chairman and CEO Wang Jing that the company was planning to launch an initial public offering to fund the $50 billion waterway.
30 Dec 2014
Western ocean carriers, port operators and freight forwarders are bracing for a slump in Russia’s freight traffic as the nation heads for recession and double-digit inflation in 2015.
30 Dec 2014
China Southern Airlines’ executive vice president and chief operating officer for flight operations have been axed on suspicion of “job-related crime”.
29 Dec 2014
United Liner Agencies (India), part of the Mumbai-based diversified logistics firm J.M. Baxi Group, has been selected to upgrade and operate an existing container terminal at Haldia Dock, a sister facility of Kolkata Port Trust.