Asia Infrastructure News

Asia Infrastructure News

14 Jul 2017
“As a single qualified applicant was left, the present RFQ [request for qualification] had to be scrapped.”
30 Jun 2017
The cranes are the first batch of marine equipment the company ordered from Doosan Heavy Industries, Vietnam.
26 Jun 2017
Bangladesh is set to start construction of a third seaport at Payra.
23 Jun 2017
The two “high-standard” gantry cranes will be at the RC6 and RC7 berths on Rokko Island.
22 Jun 2017
Inefficient operations at Tanjung Priok and regular traffic around the port adds significant costs to supply chains.
20 Jun 2017
Port sector consolidation in China is expected to accelerate this year.
12 Jun 2017
The capacity addition will add excess to a market that has become oversupplied.
09 Jun 2017
The largest and most ambitious global infrastructure project is China’s Belt and Road Initiative, and the United States is falling behind.
09 Jun 2017
Thilawa has become an important maritime gateway for Myanmar.
09 Jun 2017
Sihanoukville is Cambodia’s largest and only deep-sea port.
02 Jun 2017
The Hambantota project is one of several Chinese backed ports in the Indian Ocean.
01 Jun 2017
The first phase of the development includes an 800-meter (2,625 feet) berth and a 131-acre container yard with a capacity of 1 million TEU.
30 May 2017
Indian Shipping and Transport minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday kicked off an array of connectivity-related infrastructure projects at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
19 May 2017
The plan was announced during an official ceremony held on Friday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the port’s opening.
04 May 2017
The move is a followup to a $1 billion investment plan DP World chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem announced during his visit to India in February 2016.
04 May 2017
The Manila-based infrastructure lender will complete a fact finding report on the request by the end of this month.
28 Apr 2017
"Port Klang will be the big loser as a result of the alliance shifts.”
19 Apr 2017
Competition among ports in the region is heating up.
18 Apr 2017
The largest cranes at the ports of Kobe and Osaka can now serve ships with 22 rows and 18 rows of containers, respectively.
16 Mar 2017
India wants to switch from a point-to-point transportation system to a hub-and-spoke model.
06 Feb 2017
The cash-strapped government is determined to press ahead with the deal despite heavy public opposition.
30 Jan 2017
The long-awaited first phase of the Pakistan Deep Water Container Port has begun trial operations.
26 Jan 2017
Indonesia is taking several new measures to improve the economics and efficiency of its maritime logistics sector.
19 Jan 2017
Chennai Port Trust is seeking approval to build a dry port so it can ease chronic truck congestion and remain competitive.
11 Jan 2017
India has kicked off a major investment summit heavily focused on the country's Sagar Mala port modernization program.
10 Jan 2017
India has established a company to oversee its Sagar Mala port-led development program and announced 12 more port projects.
02 Jan 2017
Southeast Asia’s port scene is incredibly dynamic, and 2017 will be a year of significant changes with big implications for shippers.
29 Dec 2016
An exciting region for port development globally, South Asia had a busy 2016 and much more is expected in 2017.
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.
19 Dec 2016
The selection of a private partner to build and operate a new container terminal in Colombo is in limbo.
14 Dec 2016
The Malacca Strait is probably the hottest region in the world for port development at the moment.
13 Dec 2016
Under the original development master plan, Gwadar was to handle about 100 million tonnes (110.2 million tons) of cargo in 2017, but it is nowhere near achieving that figure.
12 Dec 2016
China state-controlled company China Merchants signed a deal with the government of Sri Lanka to buy an 80 percent stake in Sri Lanka’s Hambantota deep-sea port.
05 Dec 2016
Russian and global transport companies are in a heated fight for control of Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, Russia’s largest stevedore company.
28 Nov 2016
The first phase of Qatar’s Hamad Port will begin full-fledged commercial operations Dec. 1, allowing the oil-rich country to expand its global ocean trade.