China

02 Feb 2016
Global integrator DHL and JD.com, China's largest online direct sales company, have signed an agreement to cooperate on a range of cross-border supply chain initiatives driven by the mainland’s fast growing e-commerce market.
01 Feb 2016
The January run up to Chinese New Year is traditionally a busy one for exporters as beneficial cargo owners try to ship their products out of the country before the three-week factory shutdown and the carrier service deletions, and space on container ships is often at a premium.
29 Jan 2016
China may subsidize up to 50 percent of the containerized rail traffic between it and Russia, according to recent statements from Sergei Kopiev, chairman of Yuzhno Uralsky, one of Russia’s largest transport and logistics operators.
29 Jan 2016
The main ports of China’s Yangtze River Delta will introduce compulsory emissions reduction requirements from April 1 this year with non-compliant ships potentially facing fines of up to $15,000 under national air pollution laws.
28 Jan 2016
Global logistics companies continue to pile into the Asia e-commerce market, with Damco launching a China solution and DHL expanding its growing presence in the region deeper into Thailand.
26 Jan 2016
Two large chemical plants in Tianjin will be relocated at a cost of $4.4 billion this year after the conclusion of safety checks that began after deadly explosions tore through the north China port in August.
25 Jan 2016
The support of China’s state-owned energy companies is central to the success of plans by the central government to reduce the output of emissions from ships that pose a danger to public health in the vicinity of its major ports.
25 Jan 2016
A seemingly widespread lack of clarity in China surrounding the implementation of the new container weighing requirements does not bode well for the global regulations that will become law in just five months and apply to every container loaded on to a ship.
25 Jan 2016
China Shipping Container Lines has warned investors that it will make a 2015 net loss of $430 million on the back of record low freight rates and vessel impairment losses.
22 Jan 2016
Throughput at China’s top container ports expanded in 2015 but figures show a trend of slowing growth amid softer global demand for Chinese-made goods and macroeconomic uncertainty.
21 Jan 2016
Ma Zehua, the man who replaced Wei Jiafu as chairman and party secretary for China Cosco Holdings in 2013 when the charismatic executive quit unexpectedly, stepped down Thursday as chairman of the mainland’s largest carrier.