Asia

26 May 2017
The “Smart My Road” service makes it easier to ship raw materials from China to Myanmar for processing, Hitachi said.
05 Jun 2015
ST PETERSBURG — Western sanctions and the fall in oil prices that devalued the rouble have devastated Russian container volume and sent shockwaves through the sectors dependent on the business. But there is some hope that fortunes will begin to improve in the coming months.
05 Jun 2015
Shipping Corporation of India has revamped its intra-regional SCI Middle East India Liner Express service deployment to include additional domestic port coverage. The change provides a big push to the Narendra Modi-led government’s “sagar-mala” project, which is designed to upgrade the national freight transportation system via coastal shipping.
04 Jun 2015
China United Lines, part of Unitrans Group, has become the latest ocean carrier to try to tap growing demand on the intra-Asia trade lane by introducing a direct service between India and China.
04 Jun 2015
The head of China research for real estate company Jones Lang LaSalle has dismissed a market perception that rising investment in the logistics property sector over the last few years has created an oversupply bubble in mainland warehousing.
03 Jun 2015
CaroTrans is launching a new weekly less-than-container-load service between Southeastern U.S. and Japanese markets, cutting out transshipment and avoiding congestion at ports in Los Angeles and Busan.
03 Jun 2015
Phnom Penh Autonomous Port is preparing to launch a public offering in order to raise funds for the construction of a new $10 million terminal to support Cambodia’s growing exports to Western consumers.
03 Jun 2015
Short-sea ship operator Qatar Navigation Lines has introduced a dedicated container feeder service between India and the Middle East.
03 Jun 2015
An APM Terminals executive said the company remains committed to development of a large Black Sea terminal at the Georgia port of Poti, which the terminal operator purchased four years ago.
03 Jun 2015
China and South Korea have cleared the way towards implementing a free trade agreement later this year that will eventually scrap duties on 90 percent of the goods traded between the two nations.
02 Jun 2015
In the latest sign of the challenge facing Asia-Europe carriers to make money in the busiest global shipping lane, the G6 Alliance said it would cancel two sailings, citing low demand. Yet canceling individual sailings will likely do little to quell analysts’ view that significantly more capacity, such as entire services, would need to be suspended in order to meaningfully impact supply and demand in the Asia-Europe market.