Box Traffic at Tokyo Port Grows 2.5% in April

The Port of Tokyo processed a total of 290,931 TEUs of loaded foreign-trade containers in April, up 2.5%, accomplishing the first year-on-year improvement in three months, or since January, said th...


Int’l Containers to/from Nagoya down 15.2% in H1

The Port of Nagoya handled a total of 166,555 TEUs of export and import loaded and empty containers in June, which plunged 26.1% from the corresponding month of 2019, the Nagoya Port Authority said...


Box Volumes at China’s 8 Coastal Ports Improve 3.4% in Early July

In the period from July 1 to 10, combined container throughput at Big Eight coastal ports in China improved 3.4% from a year earlier, according to a survey conducted by the China Ports and Harbours...


Ex-China Freight Rates Fall on Many Trade Routes

The Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE) has unveiled that the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index for Week 28 went down 2% from the previous week to 1,033.58 points. Spot rates for shipments from Sha...


Asia to US Box Traffic down 8.4% to 7.19 Mln TEUs in H1

Outbound containers to the U.S. from 10 major countries and regions in Asia decreased 4.2% from a year earlier to a total of 1,295,613 TEUs in June, according to Miami-based data provider Descartes...


US Retail Imports Improving Slightly, But Still below Last Year

Imports at major U.S. retail container ports are expected to remain significantly below last year's levels into this fall as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, according to the monthly ...


Hong Kong to Ease Air Draft Limit of Tsing Ma Bridge

The Hong Kong Government has agreed to ease the air draft restriction level at Tsing Ma Bridge to 57 meters from the current 53 meters. The decision has been long awaited by the Hong Kong Liner Shi...


Oceangoing Containers to/from Shimizu Plunge 15.4% in June

The Port of Shimizu handled 33,810 TEUs of oceangoing containers in June, down 15.4% year on year, according to preliminary statistics compiled by the Shizuoka Prefectural Government’s Shimizu Port...


JSA Unveils New Standard for Cold Chain Logistics Services

The Japanese Standards Association (JSA) has published JSA-S 1004:2020 ''Cold Chain Logistics Services'' based on the ''ASEAN-Japan Guidelines on Cold Chain Logistics:2018'' and JSA-S 1005:2020. JS...



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