S. Korea-China Box Trade Makes Notable 28% Leap in Jan.

Container trade between South Korea and China was brisk in January, as the Chinese economy was on a recovery track. A total of 286,097 TEUs were moved on the route, up 18.22%, according to the Yell...


Japan's Box Traffic to China Swells 1.8% in 2020

Japan exported 935,000 tons of shipments to China in December 2020, growing 8.7% from a year earlier and registered a year-on-year improvement for six months in a row, according to the Japan Mariti...


Box Throughput at Osaka Rises 1% in January

The Port of Osaka processed 169,498 TEUs of oceangoing full and empty containers in January, which increased 1% from a year earlier and marked year-on-year growth for three months in a row, accordi...


Box Trade from Japan to U.S. Swells 5.3% in Jan.

Container exports from Japan to the U.S. amounted to 49,749 TEUs in January (based on volumes at ports of origin), which improved 5.3% from a year earlier and 6.7% from a month earlier, according t...


World's Goods Barometer Signals Strong Rebound

World merchandise trade volume growth remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2020 after trade rebounded in the third quarter from a deep COVID-19 induced slump; however, the pace of expansion in ...


Import Bookings into Myanmar Suspended by Carrier

With continuous daily protests in Myanmar, the situation is becoming more and more tense. Operationally, the terminals in Myanmar are close to full capacity and feeder services, road transportation...


World Container Volume Dips 1.2% in 2020: BIMCO

In the full year of 2020, global container shipping volumes fell by 1.2% compared with 2019, much less than feared even before the pandemic was first declared, and much recovered compared with the ...


Belgium's Two Largest Ports Set to Merge

The City of Antwerp and the City of Bruges have reached an agreement to merge their respective ports. The agreement marks the start of a unification process that is expected to take a year to final...


Asia-to-US Container Exports Spike 16.8% in Jan.

Container exports to the U.S. from 10 major countries and regions in Asia surged 16.8% to 1,683,298 TEUs in January, enjoying a year-on-year increase for eight months in a row and setting a new rec...


SF Holding to Acquire Controlling Stake in Kerry Logistics

SF Holding and Hong Kong-listed Kerry Logistics Network Limited have unveiled the proposed strategic investment and cooperation between the two companies. Subject to satisfaction of certain pre-con...



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