China

26 Jul 2016
Automating the freight booking process may be a little closer with the launching of an online marketplace for China-U.S. shipments.
Mega-ships like the CMA CGM Marco Polo, pictured calling at the Port of Ningbo, have had less to haul from China in recent months.
21 Jul 2016
The first-half volumes at Chinese ports have remained flat.
20 Jul 2016
The shipping industry is anxiously awaiting efforts by the Hong Kong government to help the territory's port cope with a number of issues it is facing.
Computer numeric control machining, pictured, is used to make complex shapes and components for industrial manufacturing. Toolots is a specialized web platform for shippers of such machinery.
20 Jul 2016
A new start-up offers to make life easier for shippers of manufacturing machinery, from finding buyers to providing logistics.
News that the recently merged China Cosco Shipping would honor existing contracts until the Ocean Alliance takes effect follow industry rumors of mass shipper desertions from the company's constituent carriers, Cosco Container Lines and China Shipping Container Lines
19 Jul 2016
China Cosco Shipping says all its shipper contracts are safe until the new Ocean Alliance kicks off next year.
The shipping industry is still trying to absorb containers purchased in 2014 as supply continues to exceed demand.
15 Jul 2016
Container maker struggling amid weak demand, currency fluctuations and market slump.
14 Jul 2016
The use of shore power is being studied to supplement the set-up of emission control areas at China's main commercial shipping centers.
07 Jul 2016
Is e-commerce new business or just products being ordered and distributed via new channels?
06 Jul 2016
Kuehne + Nagel is reporting serious problems with SOLAS in China.
30 Jun 2016
Cargo agents in China are being squeezed from both sides as box weighing charges fall in their laps.
28 Jun 2016
There is no justification for forwarders to charge a container weight processing fee, complains a shipper group in Hong Kong.