19 Oct 2016
The big winner of a recent summit between Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa is likely to be refrigerated shipments out of Brazil.
16 Sep 2015
India’s global merchandise exports tumbled 20.7 percent year-over-year in August, the ninth straight month of declines, even as the Narendra Modi-led government continues to roll out new schemes to stimulate trade and economic growth.
16 Sep 2015
Mundra International Container Terminal, a major gateway for India’s northwestern hinterlands, this week celebrated the first ship call of the Far East-Middle East, or FM3, service, a fixed-day, weekly intra-Asia loop by Maersk Line.
14 Sep 2015
New Delhi on Monday approved relaxing its cabotage law to allow foreign roll-on, roll-off ship operators to offer coastal services, another big step by the Narendra Modi-led government to reduce supply chain bottlenecks.
11 Sep 2015
DP World-operated Vallarpadam International Container Terminal at India’s Port of Cochin received long-awaited regulatory approval to reduce the number of free days allotted to laden import containers in an effort to ease congestion and improve terminal productivity.
10 Sep 2015
Sinokor Merchant Marine is the latest container carrier to try to tap growing demand on the intra-Asia trade by setting up cooperation agreements with current operators on the route.
10 Sep 2015
Freight forwarders from Pakistan and India are pushing for the expansion of trade corridors through Iran and Afghanistan as the South Asia regional powers capitalise on the momentum generated by China’s One Belt, One Road strategy.
09 Sep 2015
The Indian government has announced it is considering the establishment of a number of small ports, private ports for coastal shipping, taking another step toward improving supply chain services that have taken a hit in recent years amid port infrastructure bottlenecks and growing cargo volumes.
08 Sep 2015
Container throughput at major public ports in India remained relatively flat in August year-over-year, dragged down by the week-long shuttering of APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India in Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, the country’s biggest container handler.
07 Sep 2015
Gujarat Pipavav Port last received a call from the Maersk Saltoro, reportedly the largest container ship ever to call at the APM Terminals facility on India’s west coast.
07 Sep 2015
India’s fragmented distribution system and lack of packaging standards are contributing to an estimated $2.2 billion in wasted fruit and vegetables every year, according to one of the largest cold chain shippers in the country.