The greatest risk facing container lines in the intra-Asia trade is port infrastructure that will struggle to support growing volumes in the region, believes Tim Wickmann, chief executive of MCC Transport.
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.
04 Sep 2015
The KM Meratus Banjar 2 sank in the Java Sea, claiming the lives of two sailors.
24 Aug 2015
Short sea ship operator Herbilan Shipping is introducing a dedicated, regional container service between the Indian subcontinent and Myanmar to shorten transit times for shippers moving goods between each region.
20 Aug 2015
Singapore-based container carrier APL has introduced a new, dedicated intra-Asia service in another sign of the seemingly insatiable demand for services on the trade.
14 Aug 2015
Shreyas Shipping and Logistics swung to a Rs. 16.52 crore (about $2.54 million) net profit in the first fiscal quarter, from a loss of Rs. 19.66 crore ($3 million) a year earlier, as India’s fast-growing short-sea ship operator acquired new ships and significantly expanded its service network.
26 Jul 2015
Intra-Asia container shipping is swelling as manufacturing shifts from China to lower-cost countries, and may represent 25 percent of global container trade. In a global context, however, the trade is a 'blind spot' where accurate data and forecasts are hard to come by.
14 Jul 2015
Manufacturing changes in the next 15 years will keep intra-Asia as the world’s largest ocean container trade, representing 35 percent of global volumes, according to a study by the Shanghai International Shipping Institute.
01 Jul 2015
Simatech has received the first of two new container ships with capacities of 4,350 twenty-foot-equivalent units, reflecting continuing and rapid intra-Asia trade demand.
22 Jun 2015
An Indian-flagged cargo vessel carrying containers sank in the early morning hours of Monday about 40 nautical miles off the Mumbai coast, according to Indian maritime agencies.
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.
05 Jun 2015
LONDON –The intra-Asia trade will continue to drive container ship demand as carriers launch new services across the region, according to Alphaliner.