Asia

16 Mar 2017
India wants to switch from a point-to-point transportation system to a hub-and-spoke model.
02 Feb 2017
A unified customs clearance system along the New Silk Road from China to Europe can address the major pain points on the route, a World Economic Forum director believes.
23 Jan 2017
Shippers moving goods from northeastern China to international markets are turning to Russian ports.
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.
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.
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.
18 Nov 2016
Container Corporation of India has slashed its tariff for the movement of containers from the Ludhiana Container Depot, a major northern hinterland point, to Mundra Port.