India

23 May 2017
Allcargo said despite stagnant demand, its core “multimodal transport operations” arm increased volumes.
01 Mar 2016
Indian Railways is looking to expand its freight reach as sluggish global demand and infrastructure challenges weigh heavily on the public enterprise’s growth plans.
29 Feb 2016
Chennai Port Trust, India’s second-busiest public container handler, is bracing for a big challenge to its market share, as Adani Group, looking to ramp up operations on the east coast, nears completion of its new container facility at nearby Ennore Port, now renamed Kamarajar Port Ltd.
25 Feb 2016
The government of India on Wednesday approved a proposal by the Ministry of Shipping to secure up to $150 million in credit from the Export-Import Bank of India for the modernization and operation of cargo facilities at the port of Chabahar in Iran.
24 Feb 2016
DP World-operated container terminals at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust are rolling out more steps to improve truck turn times, which have been a source of concern for shippers and drayage services providers using India’s busiest container gateway during the past year amid growing freight volumes.
23 Feb 2016
Despite the downturn in global trade, DP World-operated International Container Transshipment Terminal, or Vallarpadam, at India’s Port of Cochin remains well on track to complete a record-setting fiscal 2015-16, which ends March 31, according to the newest port figures collected by JOC.com.
22 Feb 2016
A new deep-sea container transshipment terminal at Colachel on the southwestern coast of India should be able to capture a significant portion of domestic cargo currently relayed over other hub ports in the region, especially Sri Lanka’s Port of Colombo, a preliminary feasibility study for the port project shows.
19 Feb 2016
The transit time for containers between Russia and India will be reduced by half thanks to a recent agreement between the countries to launch a new multimodal container route.
19 Feb 2016
Global port design and engineering firm AECOM, which has been hired by the government of India to work on various port development projects under its “Sagar Mala” scheme, concluded that authorities will need to spend close to Rs. 10,000 crore (approximately $1.5 billion) on the construction of basic infrastructure for a new, deep-water port at Vadhavan, near Dahanu in Maharashtra.
18 Feb 2016
Mediterranean Shipping Co. rebranded its ISES service between India and Europe as “Himalaya Express” and replaced a call at Salalah, Oman with one at King Abdullah, Saudi Arabia, effective this month.
18 Feb 2016
Container throughput at Mundra Port, India’s biggest, private cargo complex, continues to grow, but the newest figures show a trend of slowing growth amid weaker global demand.