India

India

26 Nov 2014
Indian shippers already facing a wave of surcharges tied to landside congestion at major ports received another blow earlier this week when the federal government issued a decree allowing Indian Railways to charge a “port congestion surcharge” for cargo moving to inland distribution points.
15 Oct 2014
India’s trade deficit widened to $14.25 billion in September, up from $10.84 billion in August and $6.12 billion in September 2013.
15 Oct 2014
India’s Port of Visakhapatnam is likely to remain closed to vessel traffic for a few more days, after sustaining what local sources said was severe damage from Cyclone Hudhud’s winds and tidal surge on Oct. 12.
15 Oct 2014
SHENZHEN, China — Manufacturing isn’t migrating from China as rapidly as most experts expected, despite wages that are rising at nearly 20 percent a year, researchers focusing on sourcing trends told the TPM Asia Conference in Shenzhen on Wednesday.
14 Oct 2014
The Port of Visakhapatnam remained closed to vessel operations Tuesday, two days after Cyclone Hudhud left devastating damage to India’s eastern port city.
13 Oct 2014
Operations at India’s eastern ports of Visakhapatnam and Gangavaram remained suspended on Monday following the devastation wrought by Cyclone Hudhud, a storm that hammered in at with wind speeds of up to 90 miles per hour on Sunday.
13 Oct 2014
Planned equipment upgrades at India’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port will impact some ship calls in the the Indamex Service, a vessel-sharing agreement between Hapag-Lloyd, CMA CGM, APL, NYK Line and OOCL that connects the Indian subcontinent and eastern Mediterranean with the U.S. East Coast.
12 Oct 2014
Cyclone Hudhud has left its mark on India’s eastern ports of Visakhapatnam and Gangavaram, which are currently closed, with access to dock facilities totally denied, according to India shipping sources.
08 Oct 2014
India needs to invest heavily in port infrastructure development to cope with a projected significant growth in traffic volumes, according to a report from the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India.
03 Oct 2014
UPS added 766 U.S. postal codes to its UPS Worldwide Express Plus network in the third quarter, extending the reach of its international earliest morning service deeper into the U.S.
01 Oct 2014
The U.S. and India called for enhanced bilateral cooperation and laid out an aggressive plan to boost trade and investment following meetings in Washington between India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama.