The escalating political and economic crisis in Turkey, sparked by bribery and corruption investigations that have forced three cabinet ministers to step down, threatens to undermine the nation’s ambitious bid to become a global logistics hub.
News & Analysis
05 Jan 2017
Chennai’s rail share in the first three fiscal quarters through the end of December slipped compared with 2015.
04 Jan 2017
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust is struggling to convince shippers to shift freight to intermodal rail from trucks.
29 Dec 2016
Food shippers have taken a particular interest in using the rail services made possible by the new line at Port Bronka.
27 Dec 2016
Shippers have asked Russia’s competition regulator to investigate what they describe as a system of bribes and close business ties that results in some shippers receiving better treatment than others.
22 Dec 2016
Authorities at India Port Rail Company Ltd., which is tasked with developing last-mile rail projects connecting major ports, met this week to take stock of the progress on investments under way.
21 Dec 2016
Poor service by the Russian rail monopoly RZD is dampening shipper enthusiasm for Asia-Europe rail services.
19 Dec 2016
Rail-road tariff equalization put in place this month is spurring Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust shippers to use intermodal trains rather than trucking.
16 Dec 2016
As ocean freight rates rise and remain unpredictable, Russian shippers are switching tracks and increasingly using rail transport to get goods from China.
06 Dec 2016
Tariff Authority for Major Ports has tentatively approved Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust’s proposal to equalize rail and truck handling rates, driving down the costs of rail and up those for trucking.
02 Dec 2016
Draft rules to sharply curb outbound direct investment would impact investment in overseas port and logistics assets under the country’s Belt and Road program.