Long Beach Posts Biggest Month Ever amid COVID-19

The Port of Long Beach marked the busiest month in July in its 109-year history as terminal operators and dockworkers moved 753,081 cargo container units, topping a record set two years ago. Trade ...


TIACA, Pharma.Aero to Tie up for COVID-19 Vaccine

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and Pharma.Aero have joined forces to develop global guidance for the air cargo industry to enable optimal transportation of the COVID-19 vaccine. Th...


Box Throughput at Busan Falls for 4 Months Running in July

The Port of Busan handled 1.735 million TEUs of containers in July, according to statistics compiled by the Busan Port Authority (BPA). The port, which processed 1.864 million TEUs in July 2019, re...


Asia-to-US Containers Set New July Record

Containerized exports to the U.S. from 10 major countries and regions in Asia swelled 1.8% year on year to a total of 1,556,116 TEUs in July, setting a new record for the month in question, accordi...


Ex-China Container Rates Inch up Last Week

The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) for Week 32 hiked 0.4% from the previous week to 1,107,39 points, the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE) said. Spot rates for shipments from Shanghai t...


World Container Index Keeps Rising on Trunk Lines

Drewry's composite World Container index increased by 3.2% to $2,058.90 per 40ft container, updated Thursday, August 6, 2020. The average composite index for year-to-date is $1,701 per 40ft contain...


Rough Weather Damages Three Cranes in JNPT

India's Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) has announced that owing to inclement weather and above normal gusts of wind there has been damage to three gantry cranes of JNPCT terminal of Jawaharlal Nehru ...


Port of Osaka Handles 1M TEUs in 1H 2020

The Port of Osaka handled a total of 1,005,005 TEUs of loaded and unloaded oceangoing containers in the first half (January-June) of 2020, down 3% from a year earlier, according to preliminary stat...


India Delays Full Fledged Implementation of Revised Manifest Regulations

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) of India's Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance on Friday issued the Notification No. 66 / 2020-Cusoms, which further postponed the impl...



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