Asia

27 Jul 2017
The disruption at Mundra is the latest weather-related complication for Indian shippers.
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.
15 Nov 2016
Shippers have generally welcomed the new approach.
15 Nov 2016
Chennai Port Trust has extended a plan to lower rail costs.
10 Nov 2016
Russian auto and railway carriers will soon adopt a new contracting system meant to provide shippers with long-term pricing certainty and increase infrastructure investment, but some shippers are concerned about the new system.
08 Nov 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has struggled to increase the share of rail used to get containers out of its facilities despite a slew of efforts to do so.
08 Nov 2016
The Russian government’s decision to subsidize imports from China arriving via rail will cut costs and result in faster transit times.
27 Oct 2016
India is pushing hard to get shippers to move more cargo via the country's railroads.