China

SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights China
29 Apr 2016
Long-awaited guidelines on how China will implement the SOLAS container weight rule have been released.
25 Apr 2016
China’s top container ports booked March throughput growth of 4.2 percent compared with the same month in 2015. The country’s top eight ports handled a combined 12.45 million twenty-foot-equivalent units in March, bringing their throughput into positive territory for the first quarter of 2016, with first-quarter volumes up 0.9 percent on the same period last year to 35.4 million TEUs.
25 Apr 2016
Shanghai’s largest air cargo terminal has continued its solid volume growth of 2015 into the first quarter, handling record year-over-year throughput from January to March.
15 Apr 2016
Cross-border e-commerce and the continuing development of a new free trade zone are expected to be the primary drivers of growth in Tianjin’s port and logistics sector while aiding the recovery of the city’s economy following deadly explosions at the port last year.
31 Mar 2016
The last financial results for Cosco and China Shipping Container Lines as independent companies highlights the financial difficulties that have forced their merger into China Cosco Shipping.
30 Mar 2016
Nordana Project and Chartering, which owns and operates about 25 breakbulk and heavy-lift multipurpose tweendeck vessels, has named Rickmers-Linie as its representative in China.
29 Mar 2016
The world’s largest container maker, state-owned China International Marine Containers, reported tumbling net profit for 2015 as revenue declined sharply across the group's transport, logistics and energy segments.
25 Mar 2016
Nepal will be given access to China’s Bohai Rim port of Tianjin in an agreement signed in Beijing this week, allowing the landlocked mountain republic to break its near total dependence on trade routes through India.
23 Mar 2016
The net effect of China’s export slowdown on Kerry Logistics was being mitigated by customers shifting their manufacturing operations to Southeast Asia, said group managing director William Ma.
22 Mar 2016
China’s main ports registered a slight drop in container throughput in February when compared with the same month last year with year-over-year volumes falling 0.8 percent to just over 10.3 million 20-foot-equivalent units.
17 Mar 2016
Russia and China have signed an agreement to build a $300 million bridge over the Amur river to link the Russian border city of Blagoveshchensk with Heihe, China, paving the way for truck and containerized rail on the corridor.