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.
19 May 2014
Transshipment hubs in South and Southeast Asia are pouring investment into expanding facilities and adding new equipment to handle the increasing size of container vessels, the new alliance groupings and steadily improving trade.
15 May 2014
Tissa Wickramasinghe, general manager of Colombo International Container Terminals' marketing and commercial department, explains the strategy behind investments to make Colombo a regional trans-shipment hub.
24 Feb 2014
CMA CGM has launched the Equatorial Guinea Express, a weekly, direct service from Tanger-Med to the ports of Bata and Malabo in Equatorial Guinea.
16 Feb 2014
Singapore-based Bengal Tiger Line has introduced a new container feeder service linking Krishnapatnam Port, India, with Colombo, Sri Lanka, effective this month.
16 Jan 2014
The volume of containers shipped via Sri Lanka’s Port of Colombo expanded nearly 3 percent year-over-year in 2013, driven largely by a turnaround in transshipment business, according to data released by the Sri Lankan Ports Authority.
15 Jan 2014
As part of a slot sharing agreement, seven container lines will cooperate on three existing Far East-to-Indian subcontinent services, effective in February 2014.
31 Dec 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in January and February.
05 Dec 2013
The Asian Shippers' Council believes the Sri Lankan government has struck a blow for shippers by making the collection of terminal handling charges and other fees...