Asian Ports

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

Commentary

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 May 2017
Prior to the collapse of the national shipping line, Busan was poised to supplant Hong Kong in global port rankings.
25 May 2017
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust is ramping up its productivity efforts as the battle for market share in India’s northwestern hinterland intensifies.
24 May 2017
The strong showing may reflect some additional business due to the resetting of the alliances, but is more likely a sign of the good trade performance by the overall economy over the past months.
Tissa Wickramasinghe TPM 2017
22 May 2017
Investment by CM Ports in the technology enabled development of service at a level unseen in Sri Lanka, CICT General Manager Tissa Wickramasinghe said. He discussed the arrival of largest ships, capacity concerns, and regional impact in this interview.  
19 May 2017
Gateway Distriparks Ltd. has the largest CFS in the port complex.
19 May 2017
The plan was announced during an official ceremony held on Friday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the port’s opening.
19 May 2017
“Anything that puts restrictions on the largest vessels coming into Hong Kong impacts Hong Kong’s competitiveness.”
17 May 2017
Container shipping stakeholders are pressing the Hong Kong government to adjust the air draft clearance restriction of an iconic Hong Kong suspension bridge.
16 May 2017
Supply chain bottlenecks that have long been a drag on growth at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust are rapidly easing.
15 May 2017
Indian authorities and labor federations are inching toward an agreement that would avert threatened work stoppages.