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

25 Aug 2016
A group of Asia-based container lines are teaming up to offer new joint services on the intra-Asia trade.
24 Aug 2016
China's Zhuhai port is banking on increased trade with Pakistan and South America to help it more than double container traffic.
24 Aug 2016
Hutchison Port Holdings expects to open a second container terminal in Pakistan by October.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust's new funding will be used to fund road upgrades that will help address truck bottlenecks that can weigh on productivity at India's leading port.
23 Aug 2016
JNPT is the first major, or public, port to take advantage of a new policy under the Sagar Mala infrastructure development program.
Traffic at the Port of Qingdao, pictured, grew nearly 6 percent in July as manufacturing indices sent mixed messages on the state of the Chinese economy.
23 Aug 2016
Container throughput at China’s main ports rebounded in July after a poor first half of the year.
Incheon Port, pictured, in the first half recorded its largest ever throughput for a half-year period with 1.24 million TEUs.
22 Aug 2016
The new CC1-CC2 was made from the merging of two Asia-North America West Coast Central China products into a new Central China Combo service.
17 Aug 2016
The Indian government seems to be treading cautiously on its long-contemplated plan to restructure major public port trusts.
16 Aug 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust shippers are claiming that container line charges are eroding the benefits of direct port delivery services.
The Port of Mumbai, pictured, is hoping to replicate the results of direct import delivery at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, which drastically cut container dwell times.
12 Aug 2016
Port of Mumbai this week issued a trade advisory calling on shippers to use direct port delivery services for the clearance of their import cargo.
The port of Chennai, pictured, lost a Maersk Line call in April, which impacted its overall volumes in the first four months of the fiscal year.
10 Aug 2016
Traffic at major, or public, Indian ports rose in the first four months of the fiscal year, but growth could have been higher.