India

India

29 Dec 2014
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (Nhava Sheva), India's largest container gateway, is showing no signs of getting ahead of the congestion problems that have plagued India’s largest container handler for much of 2014.
11 Dec 2014
The number of containers handled at major ports in India climbed 8.32 percent year-over-year from April through November, the first eight fiscal months, continuing an accelerating growth trend that leaves state-owned port authorities on track to meet annual throughput targets.
09 Dec 2014
DB Schenker, the logistics arm of Germany’s Deutsche Bahn, has opened a new sales office in Vapi, India, to serve its customers in the country’s western region.
09 Dec 2014
Almost half the container vessels arriving at the Asian ports of Ho Chi Minh City, Manila and Nhava Sheva between Oct. 15 and Nov. 15 were delayed more than 12 hours, and one third of the arriving ships faced delays of more than 24 hours, CargoSmart has found.
05 Dec 2014
Officials celebrated the start of operations at Mumbai port’s new $300 million offshore container terminal with the arrival last week of the Hoegh Delhi, a roll-on, roll-off vessel.
05 Dec 2014
Maersk Line is enhancing its Chennai Express Express, adding a fortnightly call at India’s Kattupalli International Container Terminal.
04 Dec 2014
India’s fast growing e-commerce market is facing some formidable challenges, with nation-wide distribution among the key issues logistics services providers must overcome.
02 Dec 2014
Indian shippers, already hit hard by port congestion and ocean carrier surcharges, face steeper haulage charges to move their containerized goods via rail.
01 Dec 2014
Indian transport officials hope injecting Rs 1,755 crore (US $276.7 million) into a rail project and multi-purpose cargo terminal on the country’s east coast will help kick-start efforts to make cargo movements more efficient and reliable.
01 Dec 2014
Hanjin Shipping has opened third-party representative offices at nine hinterland locations in India to cater to the fast rising export demand from the subcontinent region.
01 Dec 2014
Concern that an equipment upgrade program announced by India’s largest container handler, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, is not proceeding on schedule has prompted local ship agents to seek another intervention with the port administration.