Posts Tagged ‘Yangtze’

China’s Ports to Play Fair.. with Each Other

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 12:42 4 Comments

In any developing economy, there is a feeling that one must take advantage of any opportunity. for China’s part money has flowed into nearly ever sector of the economy from domestic and foreign investors.. From a manufacturing perspective, the same mentality also exists. Manufacturers will cut to the bone to get business, and there are […]

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Dredgers Used Early on Yangtze as Silt Problem Worsens

Friday, November 23, 2007 8:16 Comments Off on Dredgers Used Early on Yangtze as Silt Problem Worsens

Following up on yesterday’s post and two of the posts I wrote a few months back on the issues that face shippers on the Yangtze, low bridges and silt, comes the Xinhua article Dredgers used early on Yangtze as silt problem worsens With such an important role in the development of inner China, the Yangtze […]

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Are Super Logisitics Mergers in China On the Way?

Thursday, September 27, 2007 8:21 Comments Off on Are Super Logisitics Mergers in China On the Way?

While recently looking further into the Yangtze, recent container traffic patterns, and the companies operating on the Yangtze we have been able to see that there is something on the horizon… something in the planning among the big 5 state owned shipping companies (COSCO、China Shipping、China Changjiang Shipping, Sinotrans, and China Merchant Shipping). These big five […]

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Dredging the Yangtze for the Greater Good

Wednesday, June 13, 2007 10:29 1 Comment

following our first post entitled “If you can’t got over it”, we continued to do a little deeper into some of the problems that shippers face on the Yangtze…. With the Yangtze being know for the amount of silt it moves downstream, it doesn’t take an expert to understand how this might affect river trade, […]

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Can’t go over it.. can’t go under it.. let’s go around it

Monday, April 30, 2007 10:08 Comments Off on Can’t go over it.. can’t go under it.. let’s go around it

Finally! I have been able to put a childhood nursery rhyme into play as for the past several weeks we have been working on a Yangtze project, and through our interviews and research we came across what is perhaps going to be one of the biggest issues (man made) surrounding the containerization of the Yangtze:Its […]

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Three Gorges Comes Back Online

Monday, April 23, 2007 21:49 2 Comments

For the last few weeks we have been working on a river freight program and it has been quite interesting as we have spoke to over 20 ports and a few dozen logistics companies to learn more about the containerization of the Yangtze. During this project, there have been several bottlenecks that we have identified, […]

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