India

India

27 Mar 2015
OOCL and Yang Ming Line have expanded their joint China-Pakistan Express (CPX) Service by adding a direct call at Adani Hazira Container Terminal, a private facility in West India, starting in mid-April.
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.
04 Mar 2015
Indian dockworker union leaders and officials from the Ministry of Shipping are expected to hold talks on Wednesday in New Delhi in an attempt to avert an indefinite industrial action planned to begin March 9 at major ports, including Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, the nation’s largest container handler, port sources in Mumbai said.
02 Mar 2015
Spot rates on the Asia to the Middle East and South Asia are being undermined as carriers on the trades struggle to maintain load factors to support freight rate increases, according to Drewry Container Insight.
02 Mar 2015
The Indian federal government pledged to go ahead with its plans to make major ports independent companies instead of government-controlled landlord ports despite fierce opposition from the highly unionized labor force.