The start of the second phase of construction of the Yangtze River channel extension project at Nanjing will allow China’s largest inland port to handle ocean-going vessels.
19 Jun 2015
China has fined 21 container carriers a total of RMB 4.25 million ($684,000) for providing customers in the China-Japan trade with rates below officially quoted levels.
18 Jun 2015
Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. will add a Panama Canal service in July from China and Korea to four U.S. South Atlantic ports to handle rising U.S import volume to the fastest-growing region.
17 Jun 2015
A new free-trade agreement between Australia and its largest trading partner, China, will likely further accelerate containerized trade between the duo after their volume rose 14.6 percent in the last three years.
17 Jun 2015
Cosco Pacific reported growing container volumes across all its geographical sectors with 28 million TEUs handled by China’s second largest port operator in the first five months of the year.
16 Jun 2015
A look at the accompanying graphic reveals the integrated and complex nature of China’s state-owned shipping ownership structure — a dizzying maze of companies and subsidiaries, many interconnected and several with dual listings on the Hong Kong and Shanghai exchanges.
15 Jun 2015
Automotive part shippers can tap a new less-than-containerload service offering faster service between China and Japan by bypassing Hong Kong.
15 Jun 2015
DHL Global Forwarding has moved quickly to take advantage of increased interest in the China-Europe rail route following Beijing’s launch of the One Belt, One Road strategy, adding a new twice-weekly service between Zhengzhou and Hamburg.
11 Jun 2015
The Hong Kong government this week said it would move forward with plans to expand container capacity at its Kwai Tsing Container Terminals. But move is unlikely to mollify critics who say the investment is too little too late to maintain the port’s market share of Pearl River Delta traffic.
10 Jun 2015
PSA International made its first foray into south-western China with the signing of a joint venture agreement to operate a terminal in the Guangxi-Beibu Gulf that will be developed to handle the mega container vessels currently in service.