Cargo volumes at the busiest container gateways in China continued to grow in the first nine months of 2019, but at a slower rate than last year due in large part to a cooling European economy the country’s ongoing trade war with the United States.
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09 Aug 2019
Asian gateways continued to dominate the global port market in 2018, handling more than three-quarters of the total throughput of the top 50 container ports worldwide.
22 May 2019
The Ocean Alliance will skip two Asia-US West Coast sailings in June in an effort to maintain rates as the US-China trade war takes a toll on volume.
24 Apr 2017
The sold numbers come as other China government data indicates an improved trade and general economic environment.
25 Oct 2016
China’s top ports booked a healthy rise in throughput year-over-year in September.
20 Aug 2015
More Chinese ports have followed in the footsteps of the port of Tianjin to restrict the movement of hazardous chemical cargoes at their facilities, disrupting global supply chains and the manufacturers that depend on the inputs.
10 Jul 2015
The Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan’s growth spurt is continuing, with year-over-year growth in volume for the first six months of 2015.
16 Dec 2014
Cosco Pacific, the port operating arm of China’s largest shipping company, has growth its throughput by 10 percent from January through November this year, a reflection of strong export volumes that kept its terminals busy during the second half.
01 Dec 2014
A crushing defeat of Taiwan's ruling China-friendly Kuomintang (KMT) party at local elections late last week wasn’t enough to derail closer cross-strait trade links as Ningbo Port Group signed a cooperation agreement with the port-controlling Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC).
23 Oct 2014
Ningbo-Zhoushan, the fastest growing major Chinese container port, is on track to supplant Busan as the fifth-largest global container gateway, according to new statistics
09 Oct 2014
Port traffic out of China in September continued its positive run as a solid recovery in the world’s developed economies fueled rising container volumes and steadily improving factory output.
Weekly wrap-up: ILWU ratifies deal with PNW grain handlers, reaches tentative agreement on health benefits with PMA
30 Aug 2014
Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with grain handlers in the Pacific Northwest, ending a two-year battle between the two parties.
25 Aug 2014
Striking truck drivers at the Chinese port of Ningbo have returned to work after a week of sometimes violent industrial action that brought terminal and drayage operations to a standstill.
23 Aug 2014
In the latest instance of drayage-related disruption, violence flared at Ningbo’s Beilun Container Port as thousands of striking truck drivers clashed with riot police and smashed the windshields of trucks crossing a picket line. The past week’s protests brought the world’s sixth-largest container port to a standstill, with carriers reportedly diverting ships.
22 Aug 2014
The Ningbo container truck driver strike is escalating with trucks clogging the terminal gates and forwarders warning customers to expect missed sailings and a shortage of boxes as carriers divert some calls to Shanghai.
21 Aug 2014
Violence flared at Ningbo’s Beilun Container Port as thousands of striking truck drivers clashed with riot police and smashed the windshields of trucks crossing a picket line, according to the Hong Kong-based China Labor Bulletin.
10 Aug 2014
Asia’s ports reported strengthening of container throughput in the first half as the economic recovery of the U.S. and Europe drove up consumer spending and new export orders flooded into Chinese factories.
25 Jun 2014
China’s top 10 container ports handled almost 13 million TEUs in May, a growth of 2.4 percent over the same month last year, with the most impressive figures continuing to be generated by Ningbo-Zhoushan port.
13 Feb 2014
In the weeks leading up to Chinese New Year 2014, the Chinese ports of Ningbo, Shanghai, Shekou and Yantian reported severe delays...
04 Aug 2013
SHANGHAI, China — The global economy is improving and shipping demand is growing gradually, but neither is occurring rapidly enough to ease the overcapacity ocean carriers face, according to a senior executive with the Shanghai Shipping Exchange.
10 Jul 2013
When trans-Pacific eastbound spot rates plunged nearly 9 percent in the week ending July 10, it was the latest example that container shipping pricing this year has lost its staying power.
19 Jun 2013
Ningbo Port and APM Terminals have signed an agreement to jointly invest in and operate berths 3, 4 and 5 at the Chinese port’s Meishan Container Terminal.
02 May 2013
The Virginia Port Authority and China’s Ningbo Municipal Port Administration signed a memorandum of understanding this week to promote the all-water route between the two ports.
05 Feb 2013
CMA CGM recently announced that the CMA CGM Marco Polo arrived in Ningbo, China, on Jan. 24, completing its first turnaround.
05 Nov 2012
15 Jun 2012
APM Terminals has taken a 25 percent stake in a project to expand capacity at Ningbo, China’s third-largest container port that involves a $500 million investment by Denmark’s A.P.
17 Jan 2012
CMA CGM, China Shipping Container Line and United Arab Shipping Co. are extending their jointly operated Asia-North Europe service to cover Asia-Middle East routes.
12 Sep 2011
Maersk Line is setting a standardized cut-off time for cargo being loaded on vessels on its Asia-Europe services, and the world's largest container line will pay shippers an unspecified compensation i