Japan's Export/Import Cargoes Predicted to Keep Downward Trend

Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting, Inc. (NRIC) projected that international shipments imported to and exported from Japan by sea and air will all continue to decrease year on year in October...


Containers to/from S. Korea up 1.1% in Jan-Sept

Trade ports in South Korea handled a total of 1.215 billion tons of shipments in the first nine months of 2019 (January-September), up 0.7% year on year from 1.206 billion tons, the nation’s Minist...


India’s 12 State-run Ports Handle 5.6% Less Boxes in Apr-Sept

India’s 12 state-run ports handled a total of 5.14 million TEUs of containers in the first half of fiscal 2019 (April-September), up 5.6% from a year earlier, according to the Indian Ports Associat...


Cross Strait Box Traffic Falls 2.8% to 1.8 Mln TEUs in Jan-Sept

In September, 201,273 TEUs of containers were directly traded between Taiwan and China, decreasing 8.4% year on year from 219,731 TEUs, the former’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications (M...


Spot Rates for ex-China Containers Rise on Many Routes

Outbound container movement from China remained on a recovery track in the week of Oct. 14, having been massive since the National Day holiday. Freight rates increased on many trade routes. The Sha...


Another Record-breaking Month at Port of NY & NJ

The Port of New York and New Jersey achieved an all-time monthly record in August. Monthly total volume for August 2019 was 679,585 TEUs, a 4.3 percent increase over August 2018, which posted 651,7...


Box Volumes to/from China Grows 5% to 22.79 Mln TEUs in Sept

Container movement to and from ports in China remained brisk in September, which handled 22.79 million TEUs in total, up 5% year on year, according to the nation’s Ministry of Transport (MOT). Thro...


Ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge Hope to Merge

The port authorities of Antwerp and Zeebrugge, two of Flanders' four seaports, have given the green light to start negotiations for a possible, phased, merger. This decision is based on the finding...


Kitakyushu Port Handles 1.5% More Containers in H1

The Port of Kitakyushu handled 271,003 TEUs of containerized shipments (international and domestic) in the first half (January-June) of 2019, up 1.5% year on year. Growth was registered in both exp...


Container Throughput at Hong Kong Slips for 20 Months Running

The Port of Hong Kong handled 1.468 million TEUs of containers in September, down 1.3%, registering a year-on-year contraction for 20 consecutive months, according to statistics compiled by the Hon...



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