The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and World Customs Organization gave a boost to Bangladesh’s efforts to reduce illegal shipping activities with the implementation of a container screening program’ at Chittagong Port, the country’s largest.
01 Jun 2015
India’s federal cabinet on Saturday gave final approval to an agreement allowing the introduction of coastal shipping services between the country’s east coast cargo gateways and ports in Bangladesh.
25 May 2015
Container shipping lines are enjoying strong westbound traffic growth to South Asia and the Middle East, giving carriers a ray of hope at a time when the shared trunk services from Asia to Europe are struggling, Drewry reported.
22 Apr 2015
India and Bangladesh agreed to extend an earlier protocol dealing with “inland water transit and trade” cooperation between the two countries, with provision for automatic renewal in line with a proposed amendment to the Bangladesh-India trade agreement, the Indian Ministry of Shipping said in a written statement.
10 Apr 2015
India-Bangladesh cross-border trade received a major fillip with the introduction of a new coastal shipping service between the two neighboring nations.
27 Jan 2015
Leading container shipping groups are under fire from a safe shipbreaking campaign group for continuing to send vessels to "sub-standard" beach demolition yards on the Indian sub-continent.
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.
15 Oct 2014
SHENZHEN, China — Manufacturing isn’t migrating from China as rapidly as most experts expected, despite wages that are rising at nearly 20 percent a year, researchers focusing on sourcing trends told the TPM Asia Conference in Shenzhen on Wednesday.