COSCO Shipping Ports (CSP), the biggest terminal operator in the world by market share, suffered a drop in gross profits of 7.1% in 2019 despite seeing throughput increase across its portfolio.
China's National Development and Reform Commission has said development of the China-Europe Railway Express (CR Express), a key part of the country's New Silk Road, on schedule despite the coronavirus outbreak.
The Port of Singapore's TEU traffic increased 5.8% in February 2020 compared to the same time last year as it recovers from the coronavirus outbreak.
The coronavirus outbreak could cost the global economy as much as $2 trillion, according to the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
China's foreign trade of goods fell 11% year-on-year (YoY) in the first two months of 2020 amid disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak, according to data from the General Administration of Customs.
Japanese global logistics services Nippon Express will use the Port of Taicang, China, as the centre of its new international, inter-modal Asia-Europe supply chain.
China is the biggest nation in the container shipping after overtaking Germany in terms of total TEU, according to data from the German Shipowners' Association or Verband Deutscher Reeder (VDR).
The British Port Association (BPA) has requested further support for port health authorities to prevent coronavirus spreading.
Integrated maritime, inter-modal and logistics company Contship Italia has said its operations will not change following the coronavirus outbreak in Italy but that it will continue to monitor the situation.
Cambodia is going to build a new multi-purpose deep-sea port at the Sihanoukville Port Special Economic Zone (SPEZ) to transport goods directly to the United States.
Thousands of containers from China are currently stuck at ports in India as documents needed to process them remain unsigned by shippers in areas badly affected by the coronavirus outbreak, according to national media.
A COSCO cargo vessel has been detained by Indian authorities for allegedly carrying components for a nuclear missile launcher, according to national and international media.