International Transportation Policy

13 Dec 2017
Decision makers in Europe are getting a little concerned about China's surging investment in the continent's strategic sectors; still, the investment pace is not likely to slow soon.
21 Nov 2017
Authorities are working toward a “hub-and-spoke system” for domestic cargo distribution through private participation.
20 Nov 2017
The violations were centered on the ports of Shanghai, Tianjin, Qingdao, and Ningbo-Zhoushan.
20 Nov 2017
Indian authorities handling the upgrade of the Chabahar port in Iran plan to team up with a local company.
10 Nov 2017
Netherlands airport hub Schiphol is considering a government proposal aimed at solving its landing rights crisis impacting all-cargo flights.
06 Nov 2017
That state aid scheme underscores the importance the Narendra Modi government places on coastal and short-sea shipping.
01 Nov 2017
Indian efforts to make it easier to do business in the country paid off Tuesday.
01 Nov 2017
Cosco Shipping is heading for the world's number three container line position, with its rapid expansion boosted by the Chinese government.
26 Oct 2017
European airlines are bystanders in the long simmering “open skies” dispute between US and Gulf airlines that looks like it is about to shoot up to the top of President Trump’s “America First” agenda.
18 Oct 2017
A sharp break in relations between the United Kingdom and the European Union after Brexit will be devastating for the trade and business between both parties.
20 Sep 2017
Transporters of outsized cargoes now must obtain permits to cross borders and even to move from region to region within countries.
16 Sep 2017
Codesa runs the ports of Praia Mole and Vitoria.
25 Aug 2017
The Brazilian government has established a working group to explore the privatization of dredging operations and set a 90-day deadline.
18 Aug 2017
Indian dockworker labor unions and the chief labor commissioner reached a tentative last-minute agreement Thursday, averting an Aug. 18 strike.
17 Aug 2017
The dispute focuses on efforts to modernize the Trans-Siberian Railway.
16 Aug 2017
Union representatives and officials from the chief labor commissioner have had several rounds of negotiations.
14 Aug 2017
The growing popularity of the direct port delivery program has put pressure on the earnings of logistics companies.
08 Aug 2017
“The congestion in Chittagong port has gone beyond the tolerable limit.”
02 Aug 2017
The Bangladesh government is welcoming private sector investments in inland container terminals.
27 Jul 2017
The EU’s executive said it is also assessing tax breaks for other ports in the 28-nation bloc.
24 Jul 2017
The authority said the Netherlands is the only country whose ports have been ordered by the European Union to pay corporation tax.
21 Jul 2017
The government of India is stepping up efforts to build an array of multimodal logistics facilities across the nation.
17 Jul 2017
“The coastal shipping deal will reduce cost as well as time. To us, time is also money.”
14 Jul 2017
A leaked government report supported by the International Monetary Fund lies at the heart of the matter.
20 Jun 2017
Port sector consolidation in China is expected to accelerate this year.
05 Jun 2017
The new scheme is part of the Japanese government’s efforts to increase the country’s annual exports of agricultural.
18 May 2017
The decision will facilitate infrastructure investment.
19 Apr 2017
Brazilian President Michel Temer is following through on a promise to privatize Brazilian port authorities.
18 Apr 2017
Transport and logistics services providers in India are disappointed and bewildered at government changes to a controversial tax.
11 Apr 2017
The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund will announce the winner at the next meeting of its directors.
17 Mar 2017
Brazil formerly had an independent port ministry.
16 Feb 2017
A senior source close the matter told JOC.com that the government of Hong Kong had made its concerns known over such changes to Beijing.
23 Jan 2017
Private marine terminal operators in Brazil will benefit from two changes likely to become law.
10 Jan 2017
India has established a company to oversee its Sagar Mala port-led development program and announced 12 more port projects.
14 Dec 2016
In another big-ticket reform initiative, India’s union cabinet on Wednesday approved new legislation meant to transform major, or public, ports into independent companies.
14 Dec 2016
Debt restructuring at a Santos container terminal that now relies on breakbulk cargo paves the way to a concession extension.