Japan's Containerized Exports to China Wane in Jan

Japan exported 562,821 tons of containerized shipments to China in January, down 24.5%, suffering the first year-on-year contraction in five months, according to a report compiled by the Japan Mari...


Box Volumes Dip 2% at Taiwan's Major Ports in Feb

Major international trade ports in Taiwan handled 1,057,770 TEUs of containers in total in February, according to statistics compiled by the state's Ministry of Transportation and Communications (M...


Japan-South Korea Box Traffic Shrinks 1.2% in 2018

Containerized shipments moved on the Japan-South Korea trade in January fell 1.2% year on year to 156,047 TEUs, while those on the route between South Korea and China increased a notable 10.7% to 2...


Port of Kobe's Box Volumes Rise Marginally in 2018

The combined volume of international and domestic containerized shipments handled at the Port of Kobe in 2018 swelled 0.7% from the previous year to 2.944 million TEUs, setting a new record for the...


MLIT Unveils Trans-Siberian Rail Pilot Project

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) of Japan will run a pilot project in fiscal 2019 (April 2019-March 2020) on a Trans-Siberian Railway (TSR) route between Japan and...


Box Volumes at Chinese Ports Grow 4.8% in First 2 Months

Ports in China handled 16.63 million TEUs of containers in February, plunging 25% from January due to sluggishness in cargo movement during the Lunar New Year holidays, according to the nation’s Mi...


Spot Rates from Shanghai Decline Slightly Last Week

Transport of demand for containerized exports from China are recovering after the Chinese New Year holidays but its pacer is slower than expected. As s result, spot rates from Shanghai declined on ...


Box Throughput at Nagoya Grows 3.3% in 2018

The Port of Nagoya processed a total of 196.52 million TEUs of containers in 2018 on a preliminary basis, up 0.3% year on year, just barely exceeding its 2017 throughput. As for oceangoing cargo, e...


Rotterdam Ready to Take Coordinated Action for Hard Brexit

The Port of Rotterdam Authority, the Municipality of Rotterdam, the Municipality of Vlaardingen and highways authority Rijkswaterstaat (Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management), a...


CBP Set to Assess Penalties for Late or Non-filed ISF

Effective on March 15, U.S. Customs and Border Protection fully enforced the Importer Security Filing 5s (ISF-5) requirements and is set to assess liquidated damages against late or non-filings aga...



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