China

29 Sep 2016
Concerns still remain on the holdouts, IT issues, and accuracy of declarations related to SOLAS container weight rule.
28 Sep 2016
Subsidies from Beijing gives air cargo hubs in China a cost structure that is hard for regional competitors such as Hong Kong to match.
22 Sep 2016
China’s main ports booked strong year-over-year growth in container throughput in August, fueling speculation of a possible trade recovery.
The fastest shipments by rail on Asia-Europe take around 15 days, compared with 33 days by ocean and three days by air.
19 Sep 2016
Beneficial cargo owners are steadily increasing volumes on landbridge services as they become more sophisticate.
13 Sep 2016
DB Cargo's second contract to move cargo between Germany and China rail this month underscores the rising popularity of this niche market competing against the dominant Asia-Europe sea route.
09 Sep 2016
China Cosco has demolished five of its old container ships in a resumption of the scrapping program.
Chinese regulators have reduced the Zika-prevention requirements for US exports to China several times since they were first announced.
07 Sep 2016
Chinese authorities have backed off a mandate that all containers arriving in China from the United States must comply with special rules designed to prevent the spread of Zika.
07 Sep 2016
Since 1826, when US Secretary of State Henry Clay floated the idea before Congress and Congress turned it down, an interoceanic canal through Nicaragua has been characterized as a fool’s errand.
02 Sep 2016
China Merchants Ports Holdings reported a decline in net profit for the first half of the year despite double-digit growth in throughput.
BMW's deal with DB Cargo extends an agreement that has been in place since 2010.
01 Sep 2016
DB Cargo and BMW have signed a multi-year contract in another sign of shippers’ attraction to China-Europe containerized rail.
The port of Murmansk, pictured, is used mostly for coal, but a government policy could change that and increase the amount of containers it handles.
29 Aug 2016
Shippers are welcoming a Russian government plan that could save them thousands of dollars and up to a week in transit time.