FMC Provides Temporary Relief from SC Contract Filing Requirements

As a measure to relieve COVID-19 impacts to the supply chain, the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has voted to temporarily allow parties to file service contracts up to 30 days after they ta...


Japan-China Box Traffic Sees Double-digit Fall in Feb.

Containerized shipments traded between Japan and China plunged 17.6% from a year earlier to 689,214 tons in February, according to figures that the Japan Maritime Center (JMC) compiled from trade s...


Containers to/from China Decrease 8.5% in Q1

A total of 3.073 billion tons of shipments were moved to and from ports in China in the first quarter (January-March) of 2020, down 4.6% from a year earlier, according to the nation’s Ministry of T...


S. Korea-China Containers down 5.1% in Q1

Containers traded between South Korea and China in the first quarter (January-March) of 2020 amounted to 679,707 TEUs, down 5.06% year on year, according to statistics compiled by the Yellow Sea Li...


Ocean Box Traffic at Port of Kitakyushu Remains Flat in 2019

The Port of Kitakyushu handled 476,902 TEUs of oceangoing containers in 2019, down 0.1% from the previous year, according to the city of Kitakyushu’s seaport and airport bureau. Exports accounted f...


COVID-19 Pandemic Lowers Ex-China Rates by 4.4%

The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) for Week 15 fell 4.4% from the previous week to 829.29 points, the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE) unveiled recently, at a time when the novel coron...


Box Traffic in India Swells 1.1% to 9.998 Mln TEUs in FY19

Combined volume of containerized shipments processed at India's 12 state-run ports in fiscal 2019 (April 2019-March 2020) only increased minutely due to a slowdown in the growth of world trade and ...


Hong Kong Forwarders' Bodies Seek Urgent Rent Relief

The Hong Kong Association of Freight Forwarding & Logistics (HAFFA) has announced that ten freight and logistics organizations in Hong Kong issued an urgent appeal to landlords to provide the i...


Port of Nagoya Suffers 15.4% Drop in March Box Volume

Container throughput at the Port of Nagoya plummeted 15.4% year-0n-year decline in March, to 203,359 TEUs, according to the Nagoya Port Authority in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the first ...


Singapore's March Box Traffic Achieves Slight Gain

The port of Singapore handles 53.1 million tons of freight, a 2.0% increase over the same month in 2019. The increase is driven by the growth of containerized goods, which totaled 32.5 million tons...



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