One of the most important trade lanes on the globe, the Asia-Europe trade is where mega-ships are typically deployed first after entering service because of the high level of trade between these regions. Ships on this route typically transit the Suez Canal, but low fuel prices and receding ice sheets in the Arctic have some carriers experimenting with routes around the Horn of Africa and Russia. 

11 Aug 2017
Intermodal rail lifts, a mainstay of Pipavav, seem to be picking up.
17 Aug 2015
Maersk Line expects the ailing Asia-Europe trade to improve in the second half of this year, as the devaluation of the Chinese currency boost exports and liners decrease capacity.