Shippers using Hazira have been hit by serious schedule reliability issues as carriers often blank calls to the port to cover delays at other ports and maintain a weekly sailing frequency.
08 Jul 2022
Industry sources said a four-day drayage strike this week in southern India left about 12,000 TEU stranded across three key ports, apart from stalling the gate-in of export boxes.
12 May 2022
A work stoppage this week at Colombo in Sri Lanka was just the latest blow to operations at the key transshipment hub, with the ripple effects being felt at other ports in the region.
02 May 2022
Given recent challenges with connections via Colombo in Sri Lanka, carriers are turning to new transshipment options on India’s west and east coasts.
11 Apr 2022
For Indian shippers, frustration over capacity shortages have been compounded by rising vessel skips or port call changes.
07 Apr 2022
Sailing disruptions out of the East Coast of India are getting worse, forcing shippers to find alternatives, including rerouting cargo via West Coast ports.
23 Mar 2022
A severe shortage of container trucks at Colombo is the latest pain point for shippers on the Indian subcontinent.
18 Feb 2022
Industry sources in South India say average feeder fees to Colombo have doubled in recent weeks, with carriers blaming port slowdowns and rising fuel costs.
23 Jun 2021
The new shuttle operation in southern India is significant as Colombo and Jebel Ali dominate transshipment movement to and from the east coast of the country.
14 Apr 2021
Stakeholders fear a new COVID-19 lockdown that has gone into effect in Bangladesh will worsen congestion at the Chittagong port yard, further slowing the delivery of containers.
16 Mar 2021
Adani did not disclose the size of its investment at Colombo, but it is seemingly looking to net considerable synergy through the growth of transshipment trade to and from India with terminal operations at both ends.
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