Asian Ports

Asian Ports

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

Commentary

In my 42-plus years in the industry, I’ve seen many variations of what we now call alliances — joint services, slot-charter arrangements, vessel-sharing agreements, alliances and now mega-alliances — and more no doubt will follow.

News & Analysis

02 May 2015
$1.1 billion terminal operator ICTSI sold its stake in a Japanese container terminal on Okinawa to focus on other global port operations.
02 May 2015
A deeper channel and additional berths will help South Korea's Busan Port Authority keep up with rising container volumes and bigger box ships.
30 Apr 2015
Strong growth across multiple segments, especially intermodal, helped India’s Gateway Distriparks Ltd. deliver impressive results in fiscal year 2014-15, which ended March 31.
28 Apr 2015
Major ocean shipping companies are warning customers using Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust — India’s biggest container handler — to expect service delays this weekend in response to a 12-hour power outage planned by local authorities May 1 for electrical upgrades in the harbor.
27 Apr 2015
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, India’s biggest private port infrastructure developer, is poised to snap up another container port contract in the country.
Port of Mumbai, India, container stacks
23 Apr 2015
In an attempt to lure more container cargo, India’s Mumbai Port Trust has extended its previously introduced trade incentive schemes for another year, ending in March 2016.
17 Apr 2015
China’s grand dream of a maritime Silk Road for the 21st Century is paving the way for Chinese port operators to spread their way of conducting domestic business beyond Chinese borders.
Gateway Terminals India at Nhava Sheva (APM Terminals)
17 Apr 2015
APM Terminals at India’s Port of Nhava Sheva, or Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, said its terminal gates are operating normally and that truck queues outside the terminal are not “unusually” long.
Gateway Terminals India, at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, also known as Nhava Sheva
16 Apr 2015
APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India in the Nhava Sheva port complex is waging an apparently unending battle with congestion that has now forced a temporary halt to gate-in of export cargo and import pickups, producing costly delays for shippers and transportation providers.
15 Apr 2015
Shippers and logistics providers using APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India, or APMT Mumbai, are still facing delays because of bottlenecks related to rubber-tire gantry crane operations and gate activity, according to shipping sources in Nhava Sheva.