Asia

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.
13 Sep 2016
DB Cargo's second contract to move cargo between Germany and China rail this month underscores the rising popularity of this niche market competing against the dominant Asia-Europe sea route.
BMW's deal with DB Cargo extends an agreement that has been in place since 2010.
01 Sep 2016
DB Cargo and BMW have signed a multi-year contract in another sign of shippers’ attraction to China-Europe containerized rail.
31 Aug 2016
Indian trade unions are going ahead with a strike planned for Friday despite government concessions.
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.
A double-stack train of Container Rail Road Services, DP World's local Indian rail operator. The company's entire fleet is double-stack capable.
19 Aug 2016
DP World views containerized rail as a bright spot in the emerging Asian economy.
11 Aug 2016
State-owned Container Corporation of India’s net earnings slumped by double digits in the first fiscal quarter.
04 Aug 2016
Although Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has maintained shippers are increasingly turning to rail instead of drayage, an analysis of the latest port traffic data collected by JOC.com paints a different picture.
02 Aug 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust is boasting of seamless gate operations and greater efficiency, bringing smiles to shippers.
Rate cuts by the Russian rail monopoly RZD have made trucking uncompetitive with rail on some key routes, boosting the market share of the latter.
27 Jul 2016
Russia’s container trade continues to rebound, sparking an intense competition between truckers and railroads.
Officials inaugurate the new rail facility at Krishnapatnam Port, which is the latest sign of growing interest in the port by shippers and transportation companies.
26 Jul 2016
Container Corporation of India is aggressively ramping up its intermodal reach into Krishnapatnam Port.
The privatization of rail freight in India in the mid-2000s has helped intermodal shippers, but the country's railways still needs copious investment.
25 Jul 2016
India's road, rail and inland waterway systems have suffered from years of neglect and underinvestment, adding to freight delays and logistics costs.