Port of Savannah achieves box volume records amid major expansion projects

The Port of Savannah in Georgia, US has handled 4.75 million TEU in the ten months of the fiscal year 2022 (July 2021 – June 2022), which translates to an […]

India to link 27 additional ports through rail network

India has now planned to connect 27 more ports through rail connection for faster transportation of cargoes. In this regard, Indian Railways will lay around 3,000 kilometers of train lines […]

Shanghai-bound reefer bookings resume as lockdown set to end 20 May

As Shanghai prepares to lift its lockdown by 20 May, liner operators have said that they will resume reefer bookings into the world’s busiest container port. Shanghai vice-mayor Wu Qing […]

Thailand plans links to neighbours with network of inland container ports

Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) plans to develop inland container ports to serve as trucking links to neighbouring Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam. The ports, freight logistics centres for Thailand’s […]

Logistics Market in Thailand by End-user and Function – Forecast and Analysis 2022-2026

The logistics market share in Thailand is expected to increase by USD 18.89 billion from 2021 to 2026, and the market’s growth momentum will accelerate at a CAGR of 4.95%. […]

Long Beach Harbor secures US$2.5 million grant to proceed with zero-emission vision

The California Energy Commission will give a US$2.5 million grant to Long Beach Harbor, with the goal of making the Port of Long Beach (POLB) more environmentally friendly. “The Port […]

India on the front foot amidst global shipping disruption but dip in freight rates “temporary”

April ended with a cheer among the Indian shippers as prices of shipping containers across major ports of Nhava Sheva (Mumbai), Chennai and Mundra (Gujarat). Container News spoke with Peter Sundara, […]

Chittagong port’s outer anchorage full of ships – Haian City still stuck

As the Muslim’s largest religious festival Eid-ul-Fitr linked holidays ongoing, leading to slower loading and unloading of vessels, 18 container ships are now waiting at the outer anchorage of Chittagong […]

Hapag-Lloyd withdraws South America EC – Caribbean service

Hapag-Lloyd has announced the cessation of its South America East Coast – Caribbean Service (SCS), due to the “unprecedented strain” of the global logistics industry. The German container carrier has published […]

Ocean Alliance launches more services to target import switch to US east coast

Ocean carriers are focusing their transpacific growth on US east coast port services, as the import coastal shift from the west coast continues. According to Alphaliner, the Ocean Alliance (OA) […]

China port data shows huge impact of lockdowns, but restrictions easing

Even as some factory production restarted in Shanghai this week, new data has shown a “near-doubling” of port congestion across China since the latest lockdowns began. According to predictive intelligence […]

China’s transport ministry wants Shanghai reefer cargo backlog cleared

China’s Ministry of Transport (MOT) has ordered that reefer transportation should be restored and the backlog of refrigerated cargoes in Shanghai port should be cleared, as the city’s prolonged lockdown […]

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