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

India port
27 May 2016
India is taking a range of port-related actions to make trade processes more efficient and improve its ranking in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business survey and report.
Construction of metro in Bangalore City, India
27 May 2016
Chabahar is a commercial and geopolitically strategic rival to the port of Gwadar in Pakistan, which is at the center of a $45 billion investment by China to develop a trade and transport corridor.
26 May 2016
After recording sluggish growth last fiscal year amid a weaker global economy, India’s major public ports got off to a healthy and promising start in fiscal 2016 and 2017.
25 May 2016
The government of India is looking to automate gate transactions at the country's major ports.
25 May 2016
The government of Pakistan is introducing extensive long-term tax concessions for Chinese companies operating at the port of Gwadar on the Arabian Sea.
24 May 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest public container handler, is aggressively working to lure more truckload freight to the rails.
24 May 2016
Throughput growth at China’s main ports increased at a slower rate in April than in March.
23 May 2016
India and Iran on Monday entered into a formal investment agreement for Chabahar port, the first such agreement involving an Iranian port and international backers since the lifting of sanctions related to Iran’s nuclear program.
23 May 2016
JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett and Port of Nansha, Guangzhou Port America President and Chief Executive Officer John Painter talk about how critical it is to have in place contingencies to shift ports of origin or destination in an emergency and port congestion trends in Asia.
23 May 2016
India’s port connectivity infrastructure, which is a source of regular frustration for shippers and logistics providers, should show some improvement in the coming years.