Indian Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said the government is working on plans to augment overall tonnage capacity at major ports from the current 800 million tons to 1.6 billion tons over the next five years.
Asia Infrastructure News
Asia Infrastructure News
06 Dec 2013
Almost a month after Typhoon Haiyan devastated large swathes of the Philippines the relief effort is still struggling to meet the needs of the millions affected. Logistics capacity is proving a key choke point despite many of the world’s leading transport companies offering support.
02 Dec 2013
State investment in infrastructure will be critical if Southeast Asia is to realize its full economic potential, according to leading analysts.
11 Nov 2013
More than 10,000 people are feared dead after Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) caused widespread devastation in the central Philippines on Friday and Saturday.
31 Oct 2013
Trade growth to and from the Philippines is being held back by poor gateway performance and a lack of hinterland infrastructure, claim lines and forwarders.
18 Oct 2013
As Southeast Asia’s largest economy, Indonesia is one of the rising stars on a continent full of them. An archipelago consisting of more than 17,000 islands, it’s also one of Asia’s biggest logistics challenges. Now it’s facing another challenge, a slowing economy marked by rising inflation colliding with an urgent need of a transportation infrastructure upgrade.
16 Oct 2013
China and India are tipped to overtake the U.S. as the lead importers of goods tied to infrastructure projects by the end of this decade, according to a new forecast by analysts at HSBC.
25 Sep 2013
The Indian federal government has approved a proposal to build a new 27-mile expressway connecting the Port of Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) with the interstate highway system, a long-standing demand of trade and user associations.
21 Aug 2013
Eight organizations have presented formal proposals for prequalification for the public-private partnership contract to build and operate a fourth container terminal at India’s Port of Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva), as the deadline for the first stage of the bidding process ended July 19, according to port sources.
13 Aug 2013
Delegations from North and South Korea will make a last-ditch effort to reopen Kaesong industrial complex later today.
09 Aug 2013
India’s Kandla Port Trust has issued a request for qualification from interested bidders for the construction and operation of a new container terminal under the public-private partnership model.
05 Aug 2013
A new container transshipment terminal that aims to compete with hubs in Singapore, the Middle East and India opened Mond