Asian Ports

News, analysis and in-depth coverage of Asian ports in China, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Vietnam, and other Asian nations. 


China's ports and warehouses are refusing to handle dangerous goods cargoes in the wake of the Tianjin port explosion, driving up costs and threatening the supply chains, logistics operators, and manufacturers that deal in those products.

News & Analysis

26 Oct 2016
Port officials in Manila said a new terminal appointment and booking system has substantially reduced the possibility of congestion that has plagued port facilities in the city for the past two years.
25 Oct 2016
A tariff hike for the DP World facility in Cochin Port could make shippers using the terminal rethink their decision.
25 Oct 2016
China’s top ports booked a healthy rise in throughput year-over-year in September.
19 Oct 2016
The competition to develop much-needed modern port facilities in Bangladesh has intensified.
19 Oct 2016
Maersk Line is ramping up its feeder operations at Kakinada Port, an emerging alternative cargo gateway on India’s east coast.
17 Oct 2016
Extra charges collected by private terminal operators are hurting the progress of direct port delivery services meant to relieve congestion at the harbor and lower logistics costs for shippers.
17 Oct 2016
The effort is aimed at alleviating landside congestion issues that have been a key contributor to the shift of traffic to privately-operated minor terminals.
14 Oct 2016
It is now easier for Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust shippers to take advantage of a “direct port entry” scheme meant to speed export traffic.
13 Oct 2016
Indonesia is considering a reduction in transshipment charges.
12 Oct 2016
DP World is continuing to shore up productivity levels throughout India.