07 Oct 2016
NYK Line on Friday announced that it expects to book extraordinary losses of nearly $2 billion.
01 Apr 2016
All but one of Japan’s five biggest ports posted negative traffic results in 2015 amid growing economic uncertainty both at home and abroad, with only the Port of Kobe weathering the storm well enough to eke out growth.
25 Mar 2016
Japan’s government on Friday acquired a majority 50 percent stake in the company operating the ports of Yokohama and Kawasaki for 500 million yen ($4.4 million), allowing the terminal operator to jack up its capital investment.
22 Mar 2016
The Port of Kobe saw its container traffic rise 3.4 percent year-over-year to 2.7 million 20-foot equivalent units in 2015, the second highest on record and the highest since 1995, when the western Japanese port city was devastated by a powerful earthquake.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights
15 Mar 2016
Japan’s government has set an acceptable discrepancy between the verified gross mass and actual weight of a container at the upper end of its proposed range as the July 1 implementation of the International Maritime Organization's Safety of Life at Sea, or SOLAS, container weight rule looms.
11 Mar 2016
Japan’s government is now making final preparations to acquire a significant equity stake in the company operating the ports of Yokohama and Kawasaki in Kanagawa Prefecture to help buoy its international competitiveness.
23 Feb 2016
Driven by firm shipments of auto parts and aircraft, the Port of Nagoya in 2015 retained its status as the biggest export hub by value among Japan’s airports and seaports for the fourth straight year.
16 Feb 2016
Global warehouse provider GLP and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have poured almost $1 billion into expanding their Japanese joint venture fund to capitalize on growing demand for logistics facilities in the country.
16 Feb 2016
Japan is planning to increase involvement in infrastructure projects in Africa as it looks to strengthen its foothold in what Tokyo considers to be one of the world’s last major growth markets.
12 Feb 2016
Japan’s Kintetsu World Express saw its group revenue soar 26.3 percent year-over-year in the first nine months of fiscal 2015, which ends March 31, to 295.159 billion yen ($2.57 billion), but that wasn’t enough to stop the company from downgrading its full-year revenue and profit forecasts.
08 Feb 2016
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, saw its net profit rise at a double-digit pace in the first nine months of the fiscal year ending in March despite paltry revenue growth.