Ex-Shanghai Container Spot Rates Recover Last Week

The Shanghai Shipping Exchange's Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) climbed 3.3 percent to last Friday's reading of 956.63 from a reading of 926.25 in the previous Friday, as the supply-de...


Japan-to-China Box Traffic Remains Unchanged in Aug

Container exports from Japan to China remained nearly unchanged from a year earlier to 961,075 tons in August, according to a report the Japan Maritime Center (JMC) compiled from trade statistics p...


Asia to US Container Trade Swells 9.3% in Sept

A total of 1,542,450 TEUs of containers were exported to the U.S. from 18 economies in Asia in September, up 9.3% year on year, according to statistics compiled by the Japan Maritime Center (JMC) f...


Containers to/from China Rises 4.9% in Jan-Sept

Ports in China handled a total of 185,976,400 TEUs of containers in January-September, which grew 4.9% from a year earlier and reached a new high for the nine months in question, according to the n...


Shanghai to Ban Dangerous Goods during CIIE 2018

The government of Shanghai has filed a notice to advise that ammunition, explosives, poisonous substances, radioactive materials and other dangerous objects be placed under safe management during t...


Lithuanian Rail, Metrans, Port of Hamburg Strengthen Relations

The Port of Hamburg and Metrans Group are intensifying their links with Lithuanian Railways. Representatives of the three parties have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Vilnius to strengthen ...


Box Throughput at H.K. down 16.2% to 1.5 Mln TEUs in Sept

The Port of Hong Kong handled 1.513 million TEUs of containers in September, which suffered a double-digit contraction of 16.2% from a year earlier, according to statistics compiled by the Hong Kon...


Singapore Handles 6.7% More Containers in Sept

The Port of Singapore handled 2,988,900 TEUs of containers in September, growing 6.7% year on year, according to statistics compiled by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). In Januar...


WCO Panel Makes Another Step Forward on Cross-Border EC

Following the adoption of the Framework of Standards on Cross-Border E-Commerce by the June 2018 Policy Commission and Council, the World Customs Organization's Working Group on E-Commerce (WGEC) h...


Ex-China Spot Rates Fluctuate Slowly After National Holidays

The Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE) unveiled on Oct. 12 the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) for the week of Oct. 8 went up 3.9% from the previous week, which was China’s National Day h...



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