India

15 Mar 2016
Allcargo Logistics Ltd., looking to tap into rapidly growing logistics demand in India, on Tuesday unveiled a plan to construct a new “logistics park” at Jhajjar in the northern state of Haryana.
14 Mar 2016
Rail freight transport from Kattupalli Port is gaining speed as state-owned intermodal logistics operator Container Corporation of India introduced a new, regular train service from Kattupalli to Bangalore, a major southern inland point, via Concor’s Tondiarpet Inland Container Depot on the outskirts of Chennai, port operator Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone said in a trade announcement.
14 Mar 2016
A strike by truckers at DP World-operated International Container Transshipment Terminal, or Vallarpadam, in India’s Port of Cochin entered its fifth day on Monday, forcing shippers to reroute some cargo via nearby ports, mostly Tuticorin.
11 Mar 2016
In an effort to spur trade and economic growth, the government of India has lifted some of the current cabotage provisions that prevent foreign-flag ocean carriers from transporting containers between domestic gateway ports.
10 Mar 2016
DP World on Thursday said it received the necessary go-ahead from the union government of India to restructure its business interests in the country.
10 Mar 2016
The majority of workers involved in drayage operations at International Container Transshipment Terminal, or Vallarpadam, in India’s Cochin Port walked off the job Thursday morning, disrupting freight movements to and from the DP World facility, local shipping sources told JOC.com.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights
10 Mar 2016
Following lengthy consultation with various stakeholders, India has drawn up its first draft of guidelines for the July 1 implementation of new container weight rules set by the International Maritime Organization’s Safety of Life at Sea, or SOLAS, convention.
08 Mar 2016
Mediterranean Shipping Co. has expanded the port rotation of its India-South Africa service by introducing a direct call at Hazira, a privately-operated cargo complex on India’s west coast, in an attempt to pick up additional hinterland cargo.
04 Mar 2016
Mundra, a privately-operated, minor cargo complex with modern infrastructure and ample hinterland connectivity, is emerging as an attractive port call for major container lines operating to and from India.
04 Mar 2016
CMA CGM this week released two trade announcements upgrading its coverage on trades to and from India.