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
23 Jan 2017
Shippers moving goods from northeastern China to international markets are turning to Russian ports.
19 Jan 2017
Greece has closed on the sale of its state-owned freight and passenger rail company Trainose.
19 Jan 2017
Chennai Port Trust is seeking approval to build a dry port so it can ease chronic truck congestion and remain competitive.
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.