India draws up preliminary Bangladesh transshipment rules

 India has released tentative/preliminary “customs facilitating” rules for transshipment services at domestic ports for third-country...

Low water dampening Germany’s holiday shipment rally

[caption caption="Barges leaving hub ports such as Rotterdam for inland destinations on the Rhine River will start running into low water once they get into Germany. The shallow draft means barges in the middle and upper reaches of the river are only able to carry 10-15 percent of their capacity,...

Maersk’s SeaLand goes global via restructuring

The storied SeaLand brand, resurrected by A.P. Moller Maersk three years ago as a regional...

Concor enters Indian coastal shipping

Amid increasing competition and a rapidly changing market, driven by weak demand and digitization, state-owned Container Corporation of India (Concor) is transforming itself from a niche container rail operator to a more holistic,...

Shippers turn to cabotage after Brazil truck strike

Brazil’s cabotage and coastal trade, which has boomed in recent years, even when international trade stalled, received another shot in the arm in mid-2018 during the truckers’ strike and blockades, which crippled the South American country’s transport...

India eyes spring for electronic manifest rule start

 Indian authorities and trade stakeholders are progressing regarding a new, tighter customs program involving cargo manifest rules — a 2018 regulatory reform held in abeyance,...

New Pecem service aids northern Brazil shippers

A new weekly container feeder service, launched...

India transshipment uptrend continues

Domestic transshipment increased substantially in December after moderating somewhat in the prior month, new ocean carrier statistics show.The Container Shipping Lines’ Association of India (CSLA), in...

DP World expands shortsea reach with P&O buy

DP World’s $421 million acquisition of UK-based P&O Ferries allow the global port operator to tap rising interest in shortsea services...

NY-NJ eyes barge routes for 2019 launch

The Port of New York and New Jersey has identified barge routes connecting to Portland, Maine, and Wilmington, Delaware, as the most...