Asia

17 Aug 2017
The dispute focuses on efforts to modernize the Trans-Siberian Railway.
24 Sep 2015
Deteriorating market conditions on the Asia to Europe and South America trade lanes have seen NVOCCs focusing their efforts on the better performing Asia-U.S. trade, leading to intense competition on the long-haul routes.
23 Sep 2015
India’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, which has been hit hard by a series of labor and other disruptions in the past few months, is turning things around with more intermodal services and the introduction of other proactive steps.
23 Sep 2015
China’s factory output contracted further in September, falling to its lowest level in more than six years as weak external demand continues to put the brakes on the country’s exports.
22 Sep 2015
The Federation of Ship Agents’ Association of India, representing ocean carrier agents, claims APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India may be violating its concession contract with the port authority, causing off-and-on labor disruptions at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest container gateway.
22 Sep 2015
The greatest risk facing container lines in the intra-Asia trade is port infrastructure that will struggle to support growing volumes in the region, believes Tim Wickmann, chief executive of MCC Transport.
22 Sep 2015
Taiwan may have to count on demand for new Apple products in the fourth quarter to boost exports that in August contracted for the fifth consecutive month, according to the island’s economic affairs ministry.
21 Sep 2015
Steady demand from shippers for weekly less-than-container-load consignments between Asia and the U.S. continues to push NVOCCs and forwarders to launch new consolidated services on the trans-Pacific and all-water routes.
21 Sep 2015
China’s top 20 container ports have handled more than 120 million TEUs this year until the end of August, but slowing export demand has seen little growth across most of the major ports including several year-over-year volume declines.
18 Sep 2015
In a followup to its earlier directives, India’s biggest container handler, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, has set Dec. 31 as the date by which shipping lines and related stakeholders should set up a paperless system for issuing import delivery orders to cargo interests.
18 Sep 2015
Mokpo port has chosen South Korean logistics companies CJ Korea Express and Dongbang Co., along with port operator Mokpo New Port, to operate a vehicle terminal completed in July, according to the Mokpo Regional Oceans and Fisheries Administration Office.