ONE Handles 6.6 Mln TEUs in Initial Year

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has announced that it moved a total of 6.583 million TEUs of containers on the trans-Pacific and Europe trades in the initial year since it was set up (April 2018-March ...


Japan-to-China Box Traffic Increases 22% in Feb

Container exports from Japan to China surged 22% to 838,464 tons in February, scoring the first year-on-year improvement in two months, the Japan Maritime Center (JMC) said on April 24, referring t...


Ex-Shanghai Container Rates Slide in General

The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI), unveiled on April 19 by the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE), fell 2.6% from the previous year to 761.74 points. On the Europe route, the average lo...


Q1 Box Traffic to/from China Rises 6.1% to 60.33 Mln TEUs

Ports in China handled a total of 60.33 million TEUs of containers in the first quarter (January-March) of 2019, up 6.1% year on year, according to statistics compiled by the nation’s Ministry of T...


CMA CGM Set to Levy Congestion Surcharge in Tokyo, Osaka

Considering present congestion in the ports of Tokyo and Osaka, Japan, French shipping group CMA CGM is introducing a Port Congestion Surcharge of JPY 1,000 per TEU and JPY 2,000 per FEU for shipme...


Box Traffic at Hong Kong Drops 14 Months in a Row

The Port of Hong Kong has chalked up container throughput declines for 14 months in a row. In March the territory handled 1.582 million TEUs, down 2.8% compared to the throughput of 1.628 million T...


Container Traffic from Asia to US Dips 1.7% in Q1

Container exports to the U.S. from 10 major countries and regions in Asia grew a minute 0.3% from a year earlier to 1,107,662 TEUs in March (based on the volumes of shipments that mother vessels ar...


Box Throughput at Kansai Ports Slide in Feb

The Port of Osaka handled 145,014 TEUs of containers in February, down 6% year on year. Exports of loaded containers accounted for 33,538 TEUs, up 9%, while imports in general plunged 11% to 72,526...


Port of Tokyo to Extend Gate Opening Hours

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG)’s Bureau of Port and Harbor will extend opening hours on April 24-26 and May 7-9 at all container terminals of the Port of Tokyo. It will be carried out as p...


Spot Rates from Shanghai Edge down Last Week

The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index was 782.46 points in the week ended on April 12, down 1.2 points from the previous week, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE). Spot container r...



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