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Freight traffic through the Northern Sea Route shot up

Freight transport through the Northern Sea Route has risen up more than four times over the past 5 years, according to Aleksandr Kalashnikov, head...

Global freight forwarding growth forecast

Ti analysis reveals full-year 2018 freight growth forecast of 4.1%, well below last year’s 8%, as 2017 restocking boom peters out.   Global freight forwarding growth...

Indian ports improve country’s World Bank ranking

As per the World Bank report 2019 on Ease of Doing Business, India has taken a huge leap of 23 ranks from 100 in...

Iran, India, Afghanistan sign transit agreement

TEHRAN: Iran, India and Afghanistan inked an agreement here Tuesday on the transit of goods via Iran's southeastern port city of Chabahar, Tehran Times reported. The...

Indian shipping modernisation threatens Sri Lankan transhipment volumes

The modernisation of Indian ports and liberalisation of regulations could threaten the container transhipment business of Sri Lanka’s Colombo port, according to speakers at...

China pledges efforts to promote construction of CPEC (China-Pakistan Economic Corridor)

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Monday that China will work with Pakistan to promote the construction of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects. Lu...

Asia Leads in Container Shipping Connectivity

China remained the trading nation best connected to others by sea in 2018, according to UNCTAD’s latest Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (LSCI), released alongside...

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development recently announced the top 10 ports...

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) recently announced the top 10 ports by container volume in a report on global shipping...

New container terminal in Africa is almost complete

Sea sounds and splashing waves greet a docking ship at Walvis Bay, where cranes are ready to offload and place heavy containers from the...

New US$490M Asian port will open extra container trade and tug requirements

Tug services will be required in Timor Leste once a major new port is built in the nation in the next three years. Bolloré Ports...