India

India

23 Nov 2022
The resumed service at India’s VOC comes as the port has embarked on a raft of new infrastructure projects to position itself as an alternative transshipment hub to Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port.
19 Sep 2022
The move to allow for transshipment cargo from Bangladesh via barge and short-sea container ships builds on a previous carve-out for cross-border trucking and rail services.
01 Sep 2022
Shippers using Hazira have been hit by serious schedule reliability issues as carriers often blank calls to the port to cover delays at other ports and maintain a weekly sailing frequency.
18 Aug 2022
While forwarder sources in India do not expect a rate collapse that will put shippers back in the driver’s seat anytime soon, the recent softening is a relief from the wild price hikes of the past two years.
08 Aug 2022
MSC’s move would appear to show some skepticism among ocean carriers active on India trades about their ability to hold firm on new rate hikes in the wake of ongoing demand pressure.
05 Aug 2022
CMA CGM believes the advantages from a dedicated terminal in India will help it enhance service levels there as the carrier vigorously pursues integrator goals.
01 Aug 2022
India cargo owners are now dealing with a fresh levy linked to container weight, along with a new wave of general rate increases and surcharges that have already found their way into the market ahead of peak shipping season.
29 Jul 2022
Indian policymakers have had a heightened focus of late on the development of marine highways along the country’s vast river network in order to encourage a larger modal shift from land to sea.
22 Jul 2022
Collection of terminal handling charges has long been a controversial issue in India, as the levy often varies from terminal to terminal even within a port.
18 Jul 2022
The entry into a key Mediterranean hub is a major boost to Adani’s global ambitions, complementing its ongoing work on a container transshipment terminal at Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port, which is expected to go live in 2024.
15 Jul 2022
In a bid to maintain schedule integrity, carriers such as MSC and Hapag-Lloyd are implementing network changes on services from India to North Europe and the US East Coast.