Box Throughput at Incheon Reaches 3 Mln TEUs

The volume of containerized shipments handled from Jan. 1, 2018 at the Port of Incheon in South Korea reached 3 million TEUs on Dec. 19, eight days earlier than in 2017, according to the Incheon Po...


Box Volumes at Kobe Rise 1.4% to 2.4 Mln TEUs in Jan-Oct

The Port of Kobe handled a total of 2.432 million TEUs of international and domestic containerized shipments in the first 10 months (January-October), up 1.4% year on year on a preliminary-figure b...


Asia-to-Europe Containers Rise 5.5% in Oct

Outbound containers from Asia to Europe increased 5.5% from a year earlier to 1,272,954 TEUs in October, according to the Japan Maritime Center (JMC). Thanks to steadiness in the European economy, ...


Box Volumes from Japan to China Surges 13% in Oct

Exports from Japan to China increased 13.3% from a year earlier to 1,018,374 tons in October, according to a report on container trade between the economies compiled by the Japan Maritime Center (J...


EU Adopts ''No Deal'' Brexit Contingency Action Plan

Given the continued uncertainty in the UK surrounding the ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement, the European Commission has started implementing its ''no deal'' Contingency Action Plan. The pac...


UK to Remain in Common Transit Convention after Brexit

The U.K. is set to remain in the Common Transit Convention (CTC) after Brexit, ensuring simplified cross-border trade for UK businesses exporting their goods. The CTC is used for moving goods betwe...


Box Traffic to/from Chinese Ports Grows 5% in Jan-Nov

Ports in China handled a total of 229,110,700 TEUs of containers in the first 11 months (January-November) of 2018, up 5.3% year on year, according to the nation’s Ministry of Transport (MOT). Thro...


Demand Growth Expected to Overtake Box Tonnage: NYK Report

Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK)’s Research Group released Friday the 2018 edition of its annual report on the world’s container transport and containership deployment. In 2016 and 2017, growth in global ...


Ex-Shanghai Spot Rates Continue to Fall

The Shanghai Shipping Exchange's Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) for the week ended on Friday, December 14 fell 1.5% percent since the previous Friday's reading of 861.55 to a reading o...


Asia-to-US Container Volumes up 4% in Nov

A total of 1,423,275 TEUs of containers were exported to the U.S. from 10 countries and regions in Asia in November, which increased 4% from a year earlier and posted a year-on-year improvement for...



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