India

India

21 Jan 2021
While an extra-loader move is significant, it remains to be seen whether that would be enough to balance out the needs of Indian exporters when cargo rolling has become a critical issue on high-demand routes.
19 Jan 2021
While mainliners active in India trades continue to tout their high investment in empty repositioning to rebalance inventory flow, cargo interests argue those efforts have been suboptimal and at a rate vastly incommensurate with the demand growth.
13 Jan 2021
Buoyed by rail upgrades, intermodal haulers in India are hoping to convince traditional road shippers to switch to rail, accelerating a modal shift critical to meeting government targets on cargo dwell times.
07 Jan 2021
The pandemic has redefined the playbook for India’s logistics industry, causing widespread pain points, but the reconfiguration appears to have bred a brighter outcome for private port Mundra.
30 Dec 2020
Mirroring a government strategy to monetize stressed port assets, India’s JNPT will proceed with a long-contemplated plan to upgrade its main two-berth facility – the oldest in the harbor – through private participation.
23 Dec 2020
Carriers believe new Indian rail incentives, coupled with the recent lifting of a 14-day quarantine for incoming Chinese vessels, will have a positive impact on inventory flow.
21 Dec 2020
Lifting the COVID-19 quarantine comes after industry stakeholders voiced concerns that the mandate was causing widespread sailing disruptions, combined with a knock-on effect on inventory flow.
16 Dec 2020
While cargo volumes at the main Indian terminals have rebounded markedly since the sharp setbacks earlier this year, current trends do not signal a “V-shaped” recovery that would warrant significant terminal capacity growth.
11 Dec 2020
For DP World Cochin, which has been aggressively wooing mainline calls to bolster its sagging hub fortunes, ad-hoc calls resulting from the Colombo logjam have proved to be a tailwind in lifting business activity.
04 Dec 2020
Carriers say a new law proposed by India’s Ministry of Shipping that pushes for greater transparency on ocean pricing amounts to “government interference.”
30 Nov 2020
Besides the Colombo logjam and acute container shortages, last week’s cyclone-related disruptions at Chennai and other nearby ports dealt another blow to supply chains out of India’s east coast corridor.