India

India

30 Apr 2015
Strong growth across multiple segments, especially intermodal, helped India’s Gateway Distriparks Ltd. deliver impressive results in fiscal year 2014-15, which ended March 31.
17 Mar 2015
In an attempt to reduce port bottlenecks, the Narendra Modi-led Indian government has approved a special state-aid scheme for the construction of new infrastructure suitable for handling coastal vessels at publicly owned major ports.
16 Mar 2015
India’s merchandise exports in February plunged 15 percent from a year earlier to $21.5 billion, following an 11.2 percent decrease in January, marking the lowest value in three years, according to provisional figures released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
16 Mar 2015
The threatened nationwide India port strike is off after the country’s shipping minister promised not to privatise major ports, enabling labor board officials and dockworker union leaders to reach a tentative agreement.
13 Mar 2015
An agreement between Indian dockworker union leaders and labor board officials was reached late Friday, averting a threatened indefinite nationwide strike that would have seriously disrupted operations at the country’s major ports.
12 Mar 2015
India’s shipping minister, Nitin Gadkari, met with union leaders Thursday in an attempt to avert a threatened indefinite strike by dockworkers that could cripple major port operations.
U.S. and India flags
12 Mar 2015
India’s two-way trade with the U.S. totaled about $54 billion in the first 10 months of fiscal year 2014-15, which ends this month.
10 Mar 2015
Mumbai-based diversified logistics firm J.M. Baxi Group consolidated its cargo terminal business with a 30-year concession to operate a new multipurpose freight facility at the Port of Paradip, a major state-owned general cargo gateway on India’s east coast.
06 Mar 2015
Logistics giant Transport Corporation of India has launched a coastal container feeder service between West India and South India, a growing route that has seen the entry of rival feeder lines in recent months.
05 Mar 2015
Indian dockworker unions have tentatively agreed to defer a nationwide indefinite strike that was to begin March 9 by a week, setting the stage for negotiations between the stakeholders to reach a settlement.
04 Mar 2015
Anticipating significant growth in freight traffic, the government of India will allow state-owned Railways to create a new arm to provide end-to-end logistics solutions.