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.
21 Jan 2016
Ma Zehua, the man who replaced Wei Jiafu as chairman and party secretary for China Cosco Holdings in 2013 when the charismatic executive quit unexpectedly, stepped down Thursday as chairman of the mainland’s largest carrier.
20 Jan 2016
Cargolux is to invest $77 million in Cargolux China, a new joint venture carrier, scheduled to start operations in 2017.
20 Jan 2016
China is about to begin its latest Five Year Plan, and while it is easy to dismiss the planned approach as a Soviet-style relic of the past, the next few years will be critical to a country undergoing a chaotic transition from an export and industry focus to a consumption and services model.
19 Jan 2016
Chinese investors aren’t scaling back on freight projects in Russia even though both countries’ economies are suffering, according to Russia’s minister of Far East development.
19 Jan 2016
News that China’s GDP had slowed to 6.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015, with a full-year economic growth of 6.9 percent, set off the usual frenzy of analysis across financial media platforms, with little useful information to be gleaned from all the chatter.
18 Jan 2016
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Wan Hai Lines, Interasia Lines and Pacific International Lines are expanding their current cooperation in trades to and from India by introducing a new intra-Asia loop, dubbed the China-West Coast India, or CIS, starting at the end of February.
18 Jan 2016
Moody’s said its rating for China Merchants Holdings International (CMHI) remained unchanged after the announcement of its investment in Dalian Port but the U.S. credit ratings agency said it was concerned about the business prospects for the port.
15 Jan 2016
China Merchants will acquire a 21.05 percent stake in Dalian Port Co., making it the second largest shareholder of the northeast China port operator, as the country continues to restructure its state-owned sector.
14 Jan 2016
Amazon has received a license from the Federal Maritime Commission to operate as a non-vessel operating common carrier of cargo from China to the United States, the latest sign of how the e-commerce giant is taking a more active role in transporting its own freight.
12 Jan 2016
Shanghai’s largest air cargo terminal shrugged off China’s slowing economy to set a new record for freight volumes in 2015, helped by robust international exports.