China

29 Sep 2016
Concerns still remain on the holdouts, IT issues, and accuracy of declarations related to SOLAS container weight rule.
CSCL Globe, China Shipping container ship
27 Apr 2015
China Shipping Container Lines in the first quarter continued its profitable turnaround that began with a positive 2014 annual result, reporting a 305 percent increase in net profit to $40 million.
HIT in Hong Kong
27 Apr 2015
Hutchison Port Holdings Trust recorded a fall in first-quarter net profit of 49 percent, as a one-off gain in March last year and slowing foreign trade hit the performance of its Pearl River Delta terminals.
27 Apr 2015
Cosco Pacific shrugged off concerns of a slowing China as its first-quarter net profit surged almost 20 percent and container volumes grew by 6.6 percent compared to the first three months of last year.
26 Apr 2015
With West Coast port congestion and container backlogs easing faster than predicted, beneficial cargo owners are reassessing their supply chain strategies for the coming shipping season.
22 Apr 2015
Japan posted a monthly trade surplus for the first time in nearly three years in March, as exports grew on the back of a weaker yen, led by robust U.S.-bound shipments, while imports tumbled due largely to lower oil prices.
20 Apr 2015
Five more Chinese ports can now allow foreign-flag vessels to provide cabotage services to their container terminals.
20 Apr 2015
Kerry Logistics has formed a strategic partnership with China’s state-owned rail operator as it begins to tap into Beijing’s One Belt One Road national trade strategy that was announced in March.
17 Apr 2015
China’s grand dream of a maritime Silk Road for the 21st Century is paving the way for Chinese port operators to spread their way of conducting domestic business beyond Chinese borders.
16 Apr 2015
Weak exports from China are driving Asia-Europe container freight rates down to new record lows, according to the world’s largest shipping association.
16 Apr 2015
In the first two months of 2015, Chinese exports by value to Hong Kong, its second-largest trading partner, fell 6.5 percent year-over-year, while outbound shipments to Japan, China’s third-biggest receive of its exports, slipped 0.4 percent in the same period, according to statistics from Global Trade Information Systems, a sister company of JOC.com within IHS Maritime & Trade.