Asia

The combination of Allcargo Logistics' various units comes as the company expands its presence in Indian ports.
26 Aug 2016
Allcargo Logistics Ltd. unveiled a plan to combine all of its third-party logistics businesses into a single entity.
Officials hope that automated customs clearance will help relieve congestion at the port of Yangon fueled by infrastructure limitations and growing container volumes.
16 Aug 2016
Customs changes could help relieve crippling congestion at the port of Yangon in Myanmar.
15 Aug 2016
Private terminal operators in India, especially those at major public ports, are extremely peeved that they have been shut out of the process tied to providing the verified gross mass, or VGM, of export containers to shippers.
The Port of Mumbai, pictured, is hoping to replicate the results of direct import delivery at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, which drastically cut container dwell times.
12 Aug 2016
Port of Mumbai this week issued a trade advisory calling on shippers to use direct port delivery services for the clearance of their import cargo.
11 Aug 2016
A customs change that would have forced shippers to divert cargo away from the port of St. Petersburg has been suspended.
11 Aug 2016
The first phase of Qatar’s $7.4 billion Hamad Port is on track to be fully operational by the end of the year.
11 Aug 2016
State-owned Container Corporation of India’s net earnings slumped by double digits in the first fiscal quarter.
Container fumigation, pictured, could add extra costs for shippers and the exact requirements for getting a Mosquito Eradication Certificate are uncertain.
10 Aug 2016
Efforts by Chinese authorities seeking to prevent the spread of Zika have sparked concerns among U.S. exporters.
10 Aug 2016
Three intra-Asia container liners are teaming up to link China and Vietnam through two different loops.
10 Aug 2016
The head of South Korea's financial watchdog on Wednesday said Hanjin Shipping should prepare for receivership, if it can’t reach an agreement with creditors and tonnage providers.
The port of Chennai, pictured, lost a Maersk Line call in April, which impacted its overall volumes in the first four months of the fiscal year.
10 Aug 2016
Traffic at major, or public, Indian ports rose in the first four months of the fiscal year, but growth could have been higher.