China

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.
25 May 2016
Chinese regulators have approved the French line's takeover of NOL.
24 May 2016
Throughput growth at China’s main ports increased at a slower rate in April than in March.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights Yantian China service
23 May 2016
The major China export gateway of Yantian will offer container weighing services to help shippers comply with the SOLAS container weight rule.
19 May 2016
Domestic consumption in China gives GLP a solid annual earnings report.
e-commerce, growth, Asia, India, China, Indonesia, distribution
17 May 2016
Industry players from logistics service providers to container lines and air cargo airlines correctly see e-commerce as a trend that, more than any other, will drive change in traditional supply chain processes and have a transformational effect on the way goods are connected to consumers.
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.