Asia

Asia

30 Jul 2021
Carriers and forwarders are warning that Vietnam faces a shortage of containers in the coming weeks due to a combination of disrupted sailing schedules, trucking delays, and factory closures.
30 Jul 2021
Hapag-Lloyd's huge increase in profitability through the first half is likely to be followed by all the major carriers as earnings season gets under way.
30 Jul 2021
Paris-based forwarder Geodis has joined its peers in posting a highly profitable first half result, despite reporting “extreme tension” in air and ocean markets.
29 Jul 2021
The giant container ship that found itself in a global media spotlight for all the wrong reasons has finally reached the Dutch hub of Rotterdam.
28 Jul 2021
Demand for air freight was flying high in the first half, supported by major economies rebounding from COVID-19 recessions and supply chain disruptions that show no signs of easing.
27 Jul 2021
The waiver for LNG-powered ships builds on Adani’s pre-stated goal to transform itself into a carbon-neutral port entity by 2025, with entire cargo activity aided by renewable energy solutions.
26 Jul 2021
While vessel space remains tight across Indian trades, shorter export wait times are seen as an indication that shipper cargo carting activity is now better aligned with carrier stowage plans.
26 Jul 2021
Strong demand from the US and Europe in the first half of the year pushed up volume at Hutchison’s South China container terminals despite its largest facility being hit by a COVID-19 outbreak.
23 Jul 2021
Rising EU imports are placing growing pressure on the regional supply chain, but European businesses fear the COVID-19 Delta variant poses “a major risk” to the regional economic outlook.
22 Jul 2021
Strong consumer demand in European markets was reflected in the first half container throughput numbers posted by the Dutch hub of Rotterdam.
21 Jul 2021
As desperate shippers search for cargo solutions and sop up breakbulk capacity, the new MPV/HL sentiment index reveals strong short-term confidence but longer-term wariness in the breakbulk sector.