Asia

12 May 2017
The ban follows a recent gas spill from one of the containers stored at the Tughlakabad Inland Container Depot near Delhi.
09 May 2017
Backhaul cargo volume is rising sharply on the Europe to China rail route, and forwarders are unveiling new services to handle the strong demand.
05 May 2017
The family-owned forwarder said the new Wuhan-Hamburg service would create greater stability for handling worldwide supply chains.
03 May 2017
Deregulating Russian rail transshipment rates would close the gap between ocean and rail pricing.
03 May 2017
A major shift of cargo away from trucks that are clogging the port’s congested approach roads is imperative to alleviating harbor congestion.
24 Apr 2017
Indore is one of four rail-linked inland locations Allcargo operates in the country.
16 Mar 2017
India wants to switch from a point-to-point transportation system to a hub-and-spoke model.
02 Feb 2017
A unified customs clearance system along the New Silk Road from China to Europe can address the major pain points on the route, a World Economic Forum director believes.
23 Jan 2017
Shippers moving goods from northeastern China to international markets are turning to Russian ports.
05 Jan 2017
Chennai’s rail share in the first three fiscal quarters through the end of December slipped compared with 2015.
04 Jan 2017
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust is struggling to convince shippers to shift freight to intermodal rail from trucks.
22 Dec 2016
Authorities at India Port Rail Company Ltd., which is tasked with developing last-mile rail projects connecting major ports, met this week to take stock of the progress on investments under way.
21 Dec 2016
Poor service by the Russian rail monopoly RZD is dampening shipper enthusiasm for Asia-Europe rail services.
19 Dec 2016
Rail-road tariff equalization put in place this month is spurring Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust shippers to use intermodal trains rather than trucking.
16 Dec 2016
As ocean freight rates rise and remain unpredictable, Russian shippers are switching tracks and increasingly using rail transport to get goods from China.
06 Dec 2016
Tariff Authority for Major Ports has tentatively approved Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust’s proposal to equalize rail and truck handling rates, driving down the costs of rail and up those for trucking.
29 Nov 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust wants to cut the costs of using rail and increase the rates for trucking in order to close the traffic gap between the two modes.
18 Nov 2016
Container Corporation of India has slashed its tariff for the movement of containers from the Ludhiana Container Depot, a major northern hinterland point, to Mundra Port.
15 Nov 2016
Shippers have generally welcomed the new approach.
15 Nov 2016
Chennai Port Trust has extended a plan to lower rail costs.
10 Nov 2016
Russian auto and railway carriers will soon adopt a new contracting system meant to provide shippers with long-term pricing certainty and increase infrastructure investment, but some shippers are concerned about the new system.
08 Nov 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has struggled to increase the share of rail used to get containers out of its facilities despite a slew of efforts to do so.
08 Nov 2016
The Russian government’s decision to subsidize imports from China arriving via rail will cut costs and result in faster transit times.
27 Oct 2016
India is pushing hard to get shippers to move more cargo via the country's railroads.
PSA International's decision to expand into China's hinterland rail network is a testament to the growth potential of containerized rail in the worksh
12 Oct 2016
PSA International is making its first venture into China’s hinterland rail network.
22 Sep 2016
DP World, which has a clutch of container terminals in India, is expanding its inland services in the emerging Asian economy.
The fastest shipments by rail on Asia-Europe take around 15 days, compared with 33 days by ocean and three days by air.
19 Sep 2016
Beneficial cargo owners are steadily increasing volumes on landbridge services as they become more sophisticate.
13 Sep 2016
DB Cargo's second contract to move cargo between Germany and China rail this month underscores the rising popularity of this niche market competing against the dominant Asia-Europe sea route.
BMW's deal with DB Cargo extends an agreement that has been in place since 2010.
01 Sep 2016
DB Cargo and BMW have signed a multi-year contract in another sign of shippers’ attraction to China-Europe containerized rail.
31 Aug 2016
Indian trade unions are going ahead with a strike planned for Friday despite government concessions.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust's new funding will be used to fund road upgrades that will help address truck bottlenecks that can weigh on productivity at India's leading port.
23 Aug 2016
JNPT is the first major, or public, port to take advantage of a new policy under the Sagar Mala infrastructure development program.
A double-stack train of Container Rail Road Services, DP World's local Indian rail operator. The company's entire fleet is double-stack capable.
19 Aug 2016
DP World views containerized rail as a bright spot in the emerging Asian economy.
11 Aug 2016
State-owned Container Corporation of India’s net earnings slumped by double digits in the first fiscal quarter.
04 Aug 2016
Although Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has maintained shippers are increasingly turning to rail instead of drayage, an analysis of the latest port traffic data collected by JOC.com paints a different picture.
02 Aug 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust is boasting of seamless gate operations and greater efficiency, bringing smiles to shippers.