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.
18 Apr 2013
India’s Tuticorin Port Authority on Thursday awarded a contract to Hyderabad-based Transstroy-OJSC Consortium for the construction of two new general cargo berths at the southeastern port.
17 Apr 2013
Ongoing congestion at India’s gateway Port of Chennai is continuing to drive demand for alternative port options on India’s east coast.