S. Korea-Japan Local Trade Grows 0.1% in Jan.-May

Containerized shipments moved between South Korea and Japan amounted to 744,870 TEUs in January-May, according to the Korea Nearseas Freight Conference (KNFC). They turned upward, growing 0.1% from...


Containers to/from China's 8 Major Coastal Ports Swell 8.5% in May

The combined volume of containerized shipments handled in late May at China's eight leading coastal ports swelled 8.5% year on year, according to statistics compiled by a local port and harbor asso...


S. Korea-China Ferry Containers Grow 1.6% in Jan.-May

A total of 263,149 TEUs of containers were handled in ferry services between South Korea and China in January-May, up 1.6% from the same five months of 2021, according to a local association of car...


Slovenian Port of Koper Extends Cont. Terminal

The Slovenian port of Koper has completed the extension of the southern part of Pier I and raised its annual container-handling capacity to 1.5 million TEUs. With an investment of EUR45.6 million (...


Japan-US Container Exports Grow 11.6% in May

Container exports from Japan to the U.S. steeply increased to 61,808 TEUs in May based on volumes at ports of origin in Japan, up 11.7% from a month earlier and 11.6% from a year earlier, accomplis...


COMPAS to be Tested at Yokohama Port's Honmoku Pier

The seaport, harbor and airport unit of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)' Kanto Regional Development Bureau will on June 22-July 5 run a new port and harbor inform...


LA-LB Congestion Dramatically Improving; Logistics to Recover in Shanghai

To develop smooth and stable international logistics, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) joined hands with the ministries of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAF...


NTT Data Kansai Launches Trade Document Platform

NTT Data Kansai launched a trade document platform service earlier this month. Encouraging cooperation to jointly use trade documents in the cloud, B2B TradeCloud helps trade-related businesses to ...


S. Korean Truck Drivers' Strick Comes to End

South Korean truck drivers reached an agreement with the government on Tuesday, ending an indefinite strike that their union began on June 7 to raise freight rates to cover increases in fuel prices...


USHR Passes OSRA2022

The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA2022) by a majority vote of 369 against 42 and decided to send it to the president. As President Joe Bi...



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