DP World’s new feeder service is further proof that demand for short-sea or coastal shipping activity in India has grown significantly after restrictive cabotage rules applied to foreign-owned vessels in that segment were abolished three years ago.
14 Apr 2021
Stakeholders fear a new COVID-19 lockdown that has gone into effect in Bangladesh will worsen congestion at the Chittagong port yard, further slowing the delivery of containers.
24 Nov 2020
The ratio of cargo rollovers at transshipment ports continues to rise with carriers unable to maintain reliable schedules and battling to return equipment to Asia to serve the booming export trades.
18 Nov 2020
Feeder vessels are seeing over 48 hours berthing delay in Colombo and nearly 36 hours in Singapore, lowering the number of possible voyages and raising costs.
18 Sep 2020
As rates hit record levels on the trans-Pacific, the trade is an irresistible magnet for carriers, leaving forwarders in Asia struggling to find boxes as all equipment flows towards China’s export hubs.
29 May 2020
As intra-Asia volumes seek to find their footing amid COVID-19, the mounting war of words over China’s initial handling of the coronavirus outbreak could result in a shift of multinational manufacturing from China to other regional players.
30 Jan 2020
Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) in southern Malaysia has begun using Portchain’s software to automate and optimize berth planning operations.
10 Jan 2019
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, which took effect Dec. 30, will contain 495 million consumers.
02 Aug 2018
As of now, scrap/agriculture exporters and ocean carriers are in two parallel universes concerning whether space exists on ships heading to Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
27 Jun 2018
Thailand on July 2 will become the second country in less than a month to ban the importation of certain waste goods, as Malaysia considers similar measures, according to a published report.
01 Mar 2018
RCL said improving economic conditions in Europe and the United States as well as throughout Asia, along with growth in exports from Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore to China, in particular, render brighter future prospects for the shipping industry, despite overcapacity.
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