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.
16 Mar 2016
Logistics property developer Goodman has secured 100 percent of its Brazil operating platform, giving the Australia-based company complete control over the 190 million square feet it has under management.
15 Mar 2016
The Russian government is preparing to launch the first of two new transportation corridors linking Russia’s Far East ports with China’s northeast provinces by taking steps intended to cut transportation costs by 15 percent.
15 Mar 2016
Alibaba’s Cainiao logistics platform is believed to have raised $1.5 billion in a funding round that has attracted big name investors such as the national investment arms of Singapore and Malaysia, and an investment fund closely connected to Beijing.
14 Mar 2016
South Korea’s shipping lines are adding services to Indochina in order to meet current demand and future growth as China’s economic expansion slows and other Northeast Asia economies reach maturation.
10 Mar 2016
China Merchants Holdings International is planning to invest in around 10 more overseas ports as the state-owned company continues its ongoing global expansion and implementation of China’s Belt and Road strategy.
08 Mar 2016
China has just given clearance to 17 more Brazilian slaughterhouses to export pork, beef and chicken to the Asian country, which would increase meat exports to China by roughly a third as overall trade between China and Brazil is stuck in reverse gear.
08 Mar 2016
China’s exports tumbled 25.4 percent year-over-year in February and imports fell 13.8 percent as the country's trade slowdown accelerated, catching some analysts by surprise.
04 Mar 2016
Two more rail services carrying cargo overland from Chinese cities to Iran and Russia were launched in February.
01 Mar 2016
Increasing deployment of mega-ships to Chinese ports, together with consolidation of services, may leave shippers with less choice for their China-related transportation needs, delegates learned at TPM 2016.
24 Feb 2016
The enormous growth in China’s e-commerce market has driven up demand for domestic air express services and encouraged Boeing Co. to offer freighter conversions for its popular B737 passenger plane.