CHINA: Severe Weather Impacts South China Seas
August 23, 2018

Severe weather and multiple typhoons have impacted port and shipping operations in Asia, primarily in the South China Seas Shanghai terminal, Ningbo terminal, Hong Kong Modern terminal, Yantian International terminal, Shekou international terminal, Chiwan terminal, and others may close or experience delays. Some ports have reported suspending the release of empty containers during the severe weather. Vessels […]

Congestion at the Yangshan deepwater port in Shanghai is causing significant delays, and will likely affect shipping times in the month ahead for Asia-Europe and Trans-Pacific sailings. The average delay per vessel of 53 hours is a 41 percent increase compared with the first week of April, according to an analysis from CargoSmart. Dense fog, […]

A man set off a home-made explosive at a terminal in Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport on Sunday, the city’s government said, injuring five people, including himself. The explosion occurred near the airport’s Terminal Two ticketing area at about 2:20 p.m. and the people who were injured were taken away for medical treatment, the Shanghai government […]

Chinese Offices Closed October 1-7, 2015
September 21, 2015

The Chinese Golden Week holiday which starts with the National Day holiday is fast approaching. This is a seven-day national holiday in China from Thursday  October 1st to Wednesday October 7th. Consequently, all Chinese offices will be closed during this period, please make sure that you obtain all relevant documentation for shipments before 1st October.