MSC’s move would appear to show some skepticism among ocean carriers active on India trades about their ability to hold firm on new rate hikes in the wake of ongoing demand pressure.
Danish delegation led by Minister for Trade and Economic Affairs, Denmark visits APM Terminals CFS facility in Dadri
03 Jun 2022
Carriers have attempted to improve the supply/demand scenario across Indian trades by scaling up empty container repositioning and adding new services.
26 May 2022
Thailand-based Regional Container Lines is adding a new intra-Asia service out of Ho Chi Minh starting June 22, following the recent trend of expanded capacity to and from Indian ports in response to sustained demand.
17 May 2022
Top carriers operating out of India have revived no-show container fees, which range between $100 and $400 per box but can go as high as $1,000 for low-volume spot customers.
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.
03 May 2022
The new fiscal year has gotten off to an uneven start for Indian exporters, who are contending with port omissions and schedule rerouting on major strings to Europe and the US.
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.
27 Apr 2022
While sustained demand is a factor for the strength on the India–US trade, sources say carriers are playing a “cherry-picking” policy while signing contracts with shippers or forwarders, prioritizing the ones they see as more lucrative partners.
20 Apr 2022
Work on the second phase of the JNPT project was due to begin in December 2019, but slipped to 2022 due to COVID-linked disruption and project approval delays.
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.