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

05 Dec 2016
India’s Ministry of Shipping has concluded that to further lower dwell times at India’s busiest container port, support from others is essential.
02 Dec 2016
Authorities at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust have been working harder than ever in the past few months to speed cargo flows and address shipper concerns, but that effort has yet to spur a major increase in volumes.
30 Nov 2016
Qatar set up a joint venture to manage operations at its new $7.4 billion Hamad Port.
29 Nov 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust wants to cut the costs of using rail and increase the rates for trucking in order to close the traffic gap between the two modes.
28 Nov 2016
The government of India is accelerating its efforts to cut down container dwell times that have long been a major cause of port congestion and shipper concern over rising inland costs.
25 Nov 2016
Surcharges have long been a subject of acrimonious debate between ocean transport service providers and shippers.
25 Nov 2016
Collapse of Hanjin Shipping continues to take its toll on South Korea’s largest port.
22 Nov 2016
The top port last week issued a customer advisory calling on all cargo interests to do away with individual systems for issuing of delivery orders and instead migrate to a common electronic application, named e-DO, to facilitate trade.
21 Nov 2016
APL's intra-Asia service connects to China and South Korea.
21 Nov 2016
Effort aimed at luring hinterland shippers away from trucks.