A year-over-year drop in worldwide TV shipments underscores the link between shifts in global currency values, consumer sentiment and shipping volumes.
10 Sep 2015
Sinokor Merchant Marine is the latest container carrier to try to tap growing demand on the intra-Asia trade by setting up cooperation agreements with current operators on the route.
17 Jun 2015
A new weekly intra-Asia service will give Indonesian and Malaysian shippers better access to the transshipment hubs of Singapore and Port Klang, Malaysia starting later this month.
03 Jun 2015
Phnom Penh Autonomous Port is preparing to launch a public offering in order to raise funds for the construction of a new $10 million terminal to support Cambodia’s growing exports to Western consumers.
19 May 2015
Footwear importers are doing more business in Southeast Asia than ever before, and imports from that region will grow even faster if the U.S. approves the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.
27 Jan 2015
Leading container shipping groups are under fire from a safe shipbreaking campaign group for continuing to send vessels to "sub-standard" beach demolition yards on the Indian sub-continent.
31 Dec 2014
After two years of preparations, Nippon Express Co. has set up a subsidiary in Myanmar, formerly called Burma, joining a growing army of Japanese transportation, logistics and other firms aiming to cash in on what is widely seen as Asia’s last frontier market.
21 Oct 2014
The nature of footwear sourcing is such that it raises red flags at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, so importers should make commercial compliance an integral part of their business plan, an industry consultant said Monday.
17 Oct 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October and November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
09 Oct 2014
According to JOC’s 2013 edition of the Top 50 World Container Ports, the Chinese port of Dalian saw more container cargo growth than any other port in the world from 2012 to 2013, with volume up nearly 30 percent, while the Omani port of Salalah saw the biggest drop in growth worldwide with a decline of 8.1 percent.
08 Oct 2014
Berth productivity on ships of 10,000 TEUs and higher edged upward globally in the first half of 2014 versus the same period last year, but saw wide variation depending on the region, according to JOC Port Productivity data.