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.
Asia Infrastructure News
04 Jul 2013
Malaysia’s Kuantan Port is expected to start laying foundations for a major expansion next year.
25 Jun 2013
Truck owners in Russia are threatening to set up road blocks to protest new fees for 12-ton trucks using federal roads, The Moscow Times reports.
24 Jun 2013
Russian president Vladimir Putin unveiled plans to spend nearly $14 billion on three large rail and road projects to ease transport bottlenecks and stimulate a slowing economy.
21 Jun 2013
India’s Mumbai Port Authority has issued a request for qualification from interested bidders for the construction of a new “offshore multi-purpose cargo berth.”
20 Jun 2013
India’s Kerala government has signed loan and project agreements with the World Bank to receive $216 million for the Second Kerala State Transport Project.
16 Jun 2013
The Indian government on Friday approved a proposal to delegate more project approval authority to the Ministry of Road T
10 Jun 2013
A consortium of Japanese conglomerate Sojitz Corp. and domestic infrastructure major Larsen and Toubro has won a contract to develop the first phase of India’s long-planned rail freight corridor between Delhi and Mumbai.
07 Jun 2013
India’s Ennore Port Authority has released a new global tender for the construction and operation of its long-awaited con
04 Jun 2013
The Indian union government has issued a decree calling on national security agencies to expedite approvals for port development projects being implemented under the public-private partnership model.