A report by Japan's ClassNK found no definitive cause for the MOL Comfort's sinking but said further investigation is needed into the structural design of large container ships.
NYK Volunteers Participate in Revitalization Activities in Area Devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake
Yoichi Hasegawa, President of Taiyo Nippon Kisen Co., Ltd. receives Doctor Honoris Causa From Bulgarian Nikola Y. Vaptsarov Naval Academy
Trade Tech to Host Seminar Series With NACCS to Help Shipping Community Prepare for Japan’s New 24-Hour Rule
24 Sep 2014
As “K” Line’s container shipping business hovers at break-even, the company says it will focus on growing other shipping segments while cost-cutting to keep its container business viable.
18 Sep 2014
Japan’s trade surplus with the United States shrank sharply in August, as exports to the U.S. declined while imports surged at a double-digit pace, according to preliminary trade figures released Thursday by Japan’s Finance Ministry.
05 Sep 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in September and October, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
03 Sep 2014
Virgin Atlantic unveiled plans to boost its core trans-Atlantic passenger and cargo route network and axe flights to Tokyo, Mumbai, Cape Town and Vancouver in a bid to achieve “record levels of sustained profitability” by 2018.
03 Sep 2014
Lufthansa Cargo and All Nippon Airways will soon launch joint freight services between Europe and Japan after obtaining antitrust approval in Japan.
02 Sep 2014
Japan has committed to doubling its investment in India to about $34 billion over the next five years, and will also help fund infrastructure projects in India.
02 Sep 2014
From the top to the bottom, here is a list of the ports that moved up in 2013, and those that are in danger of falling down — or even off — the list of the Top 50 World Container Ports.
26 Aug 2014
Tiny, dirt-like egg clusters are waylaying cargo at ports in the United States, delaying thousands of containers for days at a time.
20 Aug 2014
Japan’s exports to the United States rose for the first time in three months in July on a year-on-year basis despite a sharp decline in auto shipments, according to preliminary trade figures released by Japan’s Finance Ministry.
19 Aug 2014
The findings of a Chinese Ministry of Transport probe into rate filing by container lines and NVOCCs in the China-Japan market are expected to be released shortly. The case is being watched closely by foreign carriers to see whether China applies the same standard to its own carriers as it did to the erstwhile P3 Network.