MSC wants full control to turn around Gioia Tauro

Mediterranean Shipping Co. aims to take full control of the southern Italian...

EU transport union: No plan to target ports

The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) will not be calling for an escalation of protest action at ports and terminals ahead of the EU elections in May.A spokesperson...

Wan Hai adds India east coast call to tap cabotage

 India’s new liberalized cabotage program — intended to bolster direct mainline shipping connections instead of transshipment via foreign hub ports — is working, as ocean carriers have begun to realign their...

India transshipment growth slows

Ocean carriers in the India trade say they continue to increase transshipment handling — powered by the May 21 cabotage rule change — but new data indicate the pace moderated somewhat in November.The Container Shipping Lines Association (CSLA), in a filing to the Ministry...

Filing rules for India's container portal eased

Heeding requests from local shipping-trade groups, India’s port management officials provisionally agreed to provide some leeway/relaxation regarding online-port-service filings — filings that took a beating — after a new, advanced...

BMCT leads rail, transshipment gains at JNPT

Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals. Photo credit: PSA India.Amid a reported antitrust investigation into long-running stakeholder differences over mixed-train operations at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) — India’s busiest container harbor — new concessionaire PSA International has gained more ground regarding railed cargo and transshipment handling.PSA operates Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT), which...

New India east coast port to heat up battle for cargo

An already oversupplied market on India’s southeastern coast will become much more competitive and challenging with a new harbor scheduled to open in less than...

Maersk fuels India's inland waterway container push

Inland waterway container services are gaining ground in India as shippers search for alternative transport solutions to traditional trucking, which is fraught with long delays due to inadequate, outmoded road infrastructure...

Adani making inroads in Indian container market

Adani Group, the largest private port infrastructure developer in India, continues to make steady inroads into the country’s emerging container...

Concerns delay India’s advance manifest rules again

Unresolved compliance concerns from ocean carriers and other supply chain stakeholders have forced Indian authorities to further...