Asia

21 Jul 2017
"It’s unethical,” says the Shippers Council of Bangladesh chairman.
13 Aug 2015
One of the largest Russian investment holdings is betting that it can lure cargo from Southeast Asia away from Northern European ports through a planned Taman seaport — even after government backing faded.
13 Aug 2015
Despite significant losses by its container carrying division, a buoyant tanker market coupled with cost-cutting measures to help Shipping Corporation of India post a whopping 230 percent profit increase in the April-June period from a year earlier to Rs. 163.54 crore (approximately $25.5 million).
13 Aug 2015
Operations at two container terminals in the port of Tianjin have been suspended following the massive blast at a dangerous goods warehouse that has reportedly killed more than 40 people and injured hundreds.
12 Aug 2015
An enormous explosion said to have injured hundreds and been felt 10 kilometers away from the epicenter has been blamed on a container held at a terminal in the Binhai New Area, Tianjin, China, according to Chinese news report.
12 Aug 2015
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, has reached a key milestone in its Asia strategy with the launch of a time-saving truck service between Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan province in southern China, and Bangkok, Thailand’s capital.
12 Aug 2015
Trading of the eight listed units of Cosco and China Shipping on the Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong Exchanges has been suspended all week in preparation of a joint announcement by the giant state-owned carriers that is widely expected to be news of a merger.
12 Aug 2015
Smaller ports in the Philippines are bracing for rising container throughput following the government approval of an act that liberalises the country’s cabotage law and allows foreign carriers to participate in the domestic transport of cargo.
12 Aug 2015
China’s currency has now fallen 3.5 percent in two days after the central bank on Tuesday triggered the yuan’s greatest one-day decline in 20 years, and it is expected to fall further as the country struggles to reverse a sharp drop in trade recorded in July.
11 Aug 2015
Workers handling rubber-tired gantry crane operations and their employers at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust reached a new contract late Tuesday, ending a week-long strike that shut down APM Terminals’ Gateway Terminals India facility, the largest container terminal in India.
11 Aug 2015
Russia plans to increase container volume through the Baltic Sea via the opening of a Bronka seaport and CMA CGM weekly services set to begin calling the port in September.