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.
13 May 2016
China Cosco Shipping and the Belgium-based dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME have formed a joint venture to develop offshore wind farms in China.
Safmarine Meru container ship
08 May 2016
Chinese firefighting vessels work to control fire that forced 22 to abandon ship after collision
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.