Japan

Japan

02 Aug 2021
Ocean Network Express reported 100 percent utilization on its major trades out of Asia, with the rising rate levels contributing to significantly improved profitability.
Thumbnail of Securing Cargo infographic
22 Oct 2013
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report, “DHS Could Improve Cargo Security by Periodically Assessing Risks From Foreign Ports,” recommending...
22 Oct 2013
Japan’s exports to the U.S. rose for the ninth straight month in September on a year-over-year basis, surging 18.8 percent to 1.109 trillion yen (about US$11.3 billion)...
20 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November and December.
Port of Kobe, Japan
18 Oct 2013
The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Kobe in western Japan fell 1.1 percent in the first half of 2013 from a year earlier to about 1.019 million 20-foot-foot equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Kobe municipal government.
17 Oct 2013
The Japanese government adopted a new anti-piracy bill at a cabinet meeting this week that would allow private armed guards to board Japanese-registered oil tankers and other cargo ships in waters off Somalia and elsewhere.
JOC CEO Gavin Carter and Steen Knudsen, regional chief operating officer for the Asia-Pacific at APM Terminals. Photo: Rhiannon James.
16 Oct 2013
SHENZHEN, China — JOC Group Inc., parent company of The Journal of Commerce and joc.com, on Wednesday recognized APM Terminals Yokohama as the world’s most productive terminal for 2012.
15 Oct 2013
Lower demand growth and freight rates are forcing “rational” intra-Asia shipping lines to cooperate to optimize opportunities and avoid sinking into the red, according to one leading executive.
NYK's container terminal at the Port of Tokyo
14 Oct 2013
TOKYO — Yusen Logistics is focusing on building supply chains in Mexico, Myanmar and Cambodia, as the former provides customers easier access to the North American market and latter two allow shippers to diversify their sourcing.
11 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November.
10 Oct 2013
Trade Tech, a cloud-based solutions provider for the logistics industry, has opened a new office in Tokyo to support customers in Japan and the surrounding region.