Asian Ports

Asian Ports

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

Commentary

It was a secret ballot, but the decision of the 40-strong International Maritime Organization Council was clear: Lim Ki-tack will be the next secretary-general of the IMO, if the IMO Assembly gives its approval in November.

News & Analysis

03 Sep 2015
NYK Line has joined rival container carriers in lifting a port congestion surcharge imposed earlier for all cargo discharged at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest container gateway, citing an improvement in port operations.
02 Sep 2015
NYK Line is looking to profit off India’s booming auto industry with the addition of a new roll-on, roll-off terminal in Pipavav in the state of Gujarat on the country’s northwest coast.
02 Sep 2015
DP World said the commercial launch of its new facility in Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, named Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal, helped the country’s biggest container handler tackle the turmoil brought on by labor and other disruptions.
02 Sep 2015
A 24-hour strike by unionized dockworkers has disrupted normal operations at some of the key Indian major public ports, including largest container handler Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, on Wednesday, according to local shipping sources.
02 Sep 2015
Manila’s two main terminals have launched a vehicle booking system that is expected to improve container flows into and out of the port as the Philippines’ peak shipping season approaches.
01 Sep 2015
APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India is showing no signs of getting ahead of the disruptions, labor or otherwise, that have halted operations at the largest container facility in Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust at different times during the past year.
01 Sep 2015
OOCL and Emirates Shipping Line on Tuesday lifted their emergency surcharges imposed earlier for import cargo handled at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest container gateway, citing an improvement in port operations.
31 Aug 2015
Negotiations spearheaded by Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his other cabinet colleagues to avert a threatened general strike on Wednesday collapsed at the weekend, setting the stage for a big battle between labor unions and government authorities.
28 Aug 2015
A senior transportation official in Tianjin, China was found dead Wednesday after falling from his office.
27 Aug 2015
The U.S. Coast Guard said that “out of an abundance of caution,” it will monitor arriving ships and containers that were in Tianjin when the Chinese port was rocked by explosions earlier on Aug. 12