China Box Rate Index Dwindles for 4 Straight Weeks

The composite China Containerized Freight Index (CCFI) stood at 1,863.61 points in Week 12, down 2.3% from the previous week, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE). The Shanghai Contain...


China Port Containers Soar 36% in February

Combined volume of containerized shipments processed in China in February soared 36% year on year to 18.29 million TEUs, according to statistics compiled by the nation’s Ministry of Transport (MOT)...


Box Trade to/from Japan’s Big 6 Ports Dips 3.4% in January

The combined volume of oceangoing containerized shipments handled in January at Japan’s six major ports (Tokyo, Kawasaki, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka and Kobe) decreased 3.4% year on year to 1,052,668 ...


Japan - China Box Trade Enjoys 2-Digit Growth in January

In January, 655,517 tons of containerized shipments were traded from Japan to China, which swelled 23.5% from a year earlier and enjoyed a year-on-year improvement for seven months in a row, accord...


Japan-to-US Container Traffic Sets All-time Low in Feb.

Container exports from Japan to the U.S. amounted to 31,765 TEUs in February, plunging 36% year on year and 36.5% from the previous month, according to U.S. research company Descartes Datamyne. The...


Ex-China Container Rates Down for Four Weeks Running

The composite China Containerized Freight Index (CCFI) stood at 1,908.09 points in Week 11, down 0.2% from the previous week’s 1,912.13 points, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE). Th...


Vinamarine to Investigate Rates and Surcharges of 12 Container Lines

The Vietnam Maritime Administration (Vinamarine) has advised 12 foreign-based shipping lines doing business in Vietnam of its initiative to launch an investigation into their rate and surcharge pra...


CP, KCS Agree to Merge to Create First Canada-US-Mexico Rail Network

Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced Sunday that they have entered into a merger agreement, under which CP has agreed to acquire KCS in a stock and cash transactio...


Box Throughput at Yokohama down 11.1% to 2.66 Mln TEUs in 2020

The Port of Yokohama handled a total of 2,661,622 TEUs of containers in 2020, down 11.1% from the previous calendar year, according to the city of Yokohama’s Port and Harbor Bureau. Oceangoing ship...


Egypt to Introduce Advance Cargo Information System from April

The Egyptian Minister of Finance has announced simplified and expedited procedures and rules for the trade and investment in Egypt, issuing the decree No. 38 of 2021 which involves the Advance Carg...



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