India

India

04 Sep 2015
Maersk Line is upgrading its Middle East-South Africa-West Africa, or Mesawa, service by adding a direct call at Colombo, Sri Lanka, in an attempt to pick up additional cargo.
25 Aug 2015
Shippers and ocean carriers at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust are bracing themselves for more delays and disruptions next week as unionized dockworkers at India’s biggest container gateway prepare to join a 24-hour general strike call issued by all major labor federations in the country.
24 Aug 2015
Short sea ship operator Herbilan Shipping is introducing a dedicated, regional container service between the Indian subcontinent and Myanmar to shorten transit times for shippers moving goods between each region.
21 Aug 2015
The backlog of containerized freight that built up over the past three weeks following the week-long shuttering of APM Terminals’ Gateway Terminals India is wreaking havoc on supply chains at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s busiest container handler, according to local logistics providers.
18 Aug 2015
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone on Monday signed a concession agreement to develop the much-publicized Vizhinjam International Container Transshipment Terminal, allowing India’s largest private port developer to begin construction on the green-field project November 1.
17 Aug 2015
CMA CGM is switching its Indian port calls on the CIMEX 2N service, an intra-Asia loop connecting major ports in China and the Indian subcontinent region by switching one of the service’s India calls to Mundra from Pipavav.
17 Aug 2015
India’s merchandise exports slumped for the eighth month in a row in July, but at a slower rate of decline despite well-publicized troubles at the country's largest container facility, according to new provisional trade figures released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
14 Aug 2015
Shreyas Shipping and Logistics swung to a Rs. 16.52 crore (about $2.54 million) net profit in the first fiscal quarter, from a loss of Rs. 19.66 crore ($3 million) a year earlier, as India’s fast-growing short-sea ship operator acquired new ships and significantly expanded its service network.
14 Aug 2015
More ocean carriers have announced emergency surcharges for Jawaharlal Nehru Port-bound cargo to offset extra costs caused by the week-long shutdown of APM Terminals’ Gateway Terminals India.
13 Aug 2015
Despite significant losses by its container carrying division, a buoyant tanker market coupled with cost-cutting measures to help Shipping Corporation of India post a whopping 230 percent profit increase in the April-June period from a year earlier to Rs. 163.54 crore (approximately $25.5 million).
11 Aug 2015
Workers handling rubber-tired gantry crane operations and their employers at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust reached a new contract late Tuesday, ending a week-long strike that shut down APM Terminals’ Gateway Terminals India facility, the largest container terminal in India.