International Transportation Policy

08 Dec 2016
Europe’s private port and terminal operators have called for “clear and stable” regulations to ensure adequate returns on their investments in an increasingly unsustainable market.
06 Dec 2016
In order to draw in more international and national investors, the Brazilian government is poised to extend its minimum period for port concessions.
06 Dec 2016
Indian shippers who have been reeling from unpredictable demand may have some cost relief on the way after the Directorate General of Shipping and stakeholders moved a step closer to reaching an agreement over abolition of shipping surcharges.
05 Dec 2016
Russian and global transport companies are in a heated fight for control of Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, Russia’s largest stevedore company.
05 Dec 2016
India’s Ministry of Shipping has concluded that to further lower dwell times at India’s busiest container port, support from others is essential.
18 Nov 2016
Dozens of new port concessions and contract extensions should direct 40 billion reais ($11.82 billion) in investments toward Brazil’s ports over the next 25 years.
17 Nov 2016
The South Korean government is looking to the country's large multinational exporters to take a major role in turning around the fortunes of its struggling shipping sector.
17 Nov 2016
The Philippines approved the start of work on a proposed container port in Cebu.
16 Nov 2016
Just days after Taiwan’s leading container lines reported tumbling revenue and profit, the Taiwanese government said it will provide billions of dollars in financial support.
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.
08 Nov 2016
Eager to avoid the fate of neighboring South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping, Japan’s Big Three shipping companies are lobbying the government for favorable tax and budgetary measures.
02 Nov 2016
Better labor relations at public ports could make the on-and-off again strikes and protests for higher wages and other benefits that cause congestion and delays at major ports less likely.