India

India

27 Jan 2022
Container lines have begun to lay out a new wave of hefty peak season surcharges on India-US trades as export demand remains elevated.
21 Jan 2022
With Suez Canal transit tolls rising next month, Indian shippers — already dealing with elevated freight rates — are now seeing new canal-related surcharges on services to North Africa.
13 Jan 2022
Frustration over sailing disruptions continues in the new year for Indian exporters, with MSC skipping calls at Mundra and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust on its INDUSA service this week.
29 Dec 2021
The latest move by intra-Asia regional carriers and feeder operators to add new connections with India comes amid a buoyant export market there and a sourcing shift toward Vietnam.
16 Dec 2021
HMM India officials said the carrier plans to use a fleet of eight to 12 vessels with an average capacity of 5,000 TEU on its new service linking the Indian port of Kattupalli with the Far East and Latin America.
08 Dec 2021
DP World’s new feeder service is further proof that demand for short-sea or coastal shipping activity in India has grown significantly after restrictive cabotage rules applied to foreign-owned vessels in that segment were abolished three years ago.
24 Nov 2021
Zim noted that in addition to significant transit time advantages, its new India string offers customers project cargo services and connections with other markets via its global network.
22 Oct 2021
With container carriers diverting calls away from congested ports in India, exporters looking to take advantage of peak season demand have been forced to reconfigure their shipment plans.
21 Oct 2021
The inauguration of HMM’s Far East-India-Latin America service comes as freight rates between Asia and Brazil are at a record high of around $13,000/FEU.
15 Oct 2021
The average cost to ship an FEU from India’s main container ports to the US East and West coasts is now hovering near $14,000 for low-volume customers.
08 Oct 2021
A new routing through Jebel Ali builds on a string of additional capacity deployments by foreign mainliners active out of Indian trades, with the US route being the most sought-after bet.