Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia

Factory worker in China
18 Jul 2014
Rising labor costs continue to drive factories out of the Pearl River Delta...
12 Jul 2014
Wan Hai Lines plans to upgrade its intra-Asia service network by joining the West India-China direct service (WIN) operated by a consortium of NYK Line, X-Press Feeders, Hapag-Lloyd and Yang Ming Lines.
25 Jun 2014
Damco, Maersk Group’s logistics unit, has started operations at the first international container freight station in Myanmar.
18 Jun 2014
At the end of this month, four ocean carriers will launch a new joint service connecting China, Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for June 6
06 Jun 2014
Numerous container lines have planned general rate increases in various trade routes to take effect July 1, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for March 28
28 Mar 2014
Multiple carriers have planned rate increases in various trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and lackluster global demand continues.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for Feb. 28
28 Feb 2014
Multiple container lines hope to increase rates in a variety of trade lanes from March through June, although any hikes achieved could be fleeting...
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup
18 Feb 2014
Major carriers aim to hike rates in a variety of trade lanes in March, although any increases achieved could be temporary.
11 Feb 2014
DB Schenker, the global logistics group, announced the launch of a pan-Asian trucking service to compete with slower sea transport and more costly air freight.
Menlo's new warehouse in Selangor, Malaysia.
22 Jan 2014
Menlo Worldwide Logistics has opened a new warehouse in Selangor, Malaysia, as part of its expansion plans.
Steel pipe
22 Jan 2014
The market for breakbulk and heavy-lift ocean cargo is emerging from the doldrums it experienced last year. Although a backlog of global industrial projects carried the heavy-lift sector through 2012 and construction of new pipelines and wind farms in the U.S. filled inbound multipurpose breakbulk vessels that year, demand largely dried up in 2013. But the picture is brightening, and the market is positioned for a significant recovery in 2014 and 2015.