Asia

Asia

30 Oct 2014
The Hong Kong government is facing mounting pressure from container terminal operators and shippers as the port struggles to cope with congestion that remains at critical levels and is delaying ships and disrupting schedules.
Drewry spot rate chart
22 Oct 2014
General rate increases in the trans-Pacific count on participation from all carriers to be successful, and are hurt when one carrier or several discount prices on the eve of a hike, Transpacific Stabilization Agreement executive administrator Brian Conrad says.
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
North Sea Route
21 Oct 2014
Shipowners operating in the Arctic and the Antarctic caught a glimpse of the first set of international regulations on the trade today, the first full draft of laws aimed at reeling in the shipping's Wild West.
21 Oct 2014
Guangdong Province in south China is working in several ways to improve its port competitiveness, by encouraging collaboration among Pearl River Delta container terminals, easing customs rules and establishing more robust rail and waterborne connections into the interior, said Liu Xiaohua, Vice Director, Guangdong Provincial Transportation Department.
21 Oct 2014
The CKYHE Alliance said today it would expand its coverage once again — this time opening up the scope of the alliance's trade loops to the United States.
Emissions Map
21 Oct 2014
The largest group of carriers in the trans-Pacific trade lane today unveiled a revised low-sulfur surcharge meant to tackle the costs associated with switching to the fuel in emissions control areas in North America on Jan. 1.
21 Oct 2014
The nature of footwear sourcing is such that it raises red flags at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, so importers should make commercial compliance an integral part of their business plan, an industry consultant said Monday.
20 Oct 2014
Air cargo terminals in the Asian hubs of Shanghai and Hong Kong have reported another strong month, with the annual throughput shaping up to be the best in years.
20 Oct 2014
Officials celebrated the opening of Katoen Natie's new $50 million terminal extension with a ribbon cutting at
20 Oct 2014
India will invest $85.21 million in the development and operation of cargo facilities at Iran’s Chabahar port, as New Delhi seeks to enhance its strategic interest in Central Asia.