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Monthly Archives: June, 2013

Go Ahead, Buy That Tablet or Smartphone!

Preference tor tablets, smartphones reducing PC sales The signs are clear. Consumer preference for tablets and smartphones is expected to reduce PC sales this year.   The...

Indonesia to build its fourth largest maritime industrial zone

Indonesia has begun constructing the first phase of a maritime industrial zone project at the Batubalai Port in Tanggamus regency in Lampung, Sumatra. The first...

Good regulatory practices will foster APEC’s growth—experts

Monitoring good regulatory practices and improving their implementation will help lift trade and investment barriers and spur regional growth in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation...

New 13,208-TEU box ship named OOCL Chongqing

Orient Overseas Container Line has named its new 13,208-TEU container ship OOCL Chongqing. The newbuild, the third 13,208-TEU-class ship to be delivered to OOCL, was...

Carriers hoping freight rate rally in July sticks

Container shipping costs have sunk to the depths of the last freight rate trough at the end of 2011, but carriers are hoping to...

Vietnam prioritizes 4 port projects

The Vietnam Maritime Bureau will focus on four key port and infrastructure projects from now until 2020 as part of its strategy to lift...

Cargo volume up slightly for Asian airlines

Asia-Pacific airlines saw just a marginal improvement in air cargo demand globally in May, according to statistics released by the Association of Asia Pacific...

FedEx reports 45% drop in Q4 profit

Memphis-based FedEx Corp. reported a net income of US$303 million for the fourth quarter ended May 31, 2013, down from the $550 million earned...

HK air cargo expanded 1.8% in May

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) reported a 1.8 percent growth in cargo movements in May year-over-year as export and transshipment volumes expanded. Airfreight volume for...

P3 network alliance good for industry if not abused—Drewry

The P3 Network to be launched jointly in the second quarter of 2014 by Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC), and CMA CGM will...

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