An exciting region for port development globally, South Asia had a busy 2016 and much more is expected in 2017.
13 Dec 2016
Under the original development master plan, Gwadar was to handle about 100 million tonnes (110.2 million tons) of cargo in 2017, but it is nowhere near achieving that figure.
25 Aug 2016
A group of Asia-based container lines are teaming up to offer new joint services on the intra-Asia trade.
24 Aug 2016
China's Zhuhai port is banking on increased trade with Pakistan and South America to help it more than double container traffic.
24 Aug 2016
Hutchison Port Holdings expects to open a second container terminal in Pakistan by October.
27 May 2016
Chabahar is a commercial and geopolitically strategic rival to the port of Gwadar in Pakistan, which is at the center of a $45 billion investment by China to develop a trade and transport corridor.
25 May 2016
The government of Pakistan is introducing extensive long-term tax concessions for Chinese companies operating at the port of Gwadar on the Arabian Sea.
10 May 2016
Mitsui O.S.K Lines and Wan Hai Lines have joined forces for a new intra-Asia service.
10 Oct 2015
China’s New Silk Road trade route initiative will benefit both China and Pakistan. And while international opposition is expected, internal politics pose the main threat to the largest-ever foreign investment in the Pakistani state.
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.
25 May 2015
Container shipping lines are enjoying strong westbound traffic growth to South Asia and the Middle East, giving carriers a ray of hope at a time when the shared trunk services from Asia to Europe are struggling, Drewry reported.
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