Japan's International Box Trade Mark Double-Digit Growth in Feb.

The combined volume of containerized shipments processed at Japan's six major ports (Tokyo, Kawasaki, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka and Kobe) came to 1,053,491 TEUs in February, enjoying a double-digit i...


China-to-Japan Box Traffic Returns to Positive Growth in Feb.

Outbound containers from Japan to China decreased 1.7% to 677,788 tons in February, recording their first year-on-year contraction in eight months, according to the Japan Maritime Center (JMC). In ...


DSV Panalpina Acquires Agility's Global Integrated Logistics Business

Two years after the acquisition of Swiss-based Panalpina, the Danish transport and logistics company DSV is once again announcing a large acquisition, Agility Global Integrated Logistics (GIL). The...


Korea-Japan Container Trade Returns to upward Trend

A total of 283,600 TEUs of containers were traded between South Korea and Japan in the first two months (January-February) of 2021, which improved 1% from the 281,400 TEUs moved on the route a year...


South Korea's Box Traffic Picks up 1.3% to 7.29 Mln TEUs in Q1

South Korea’s trade ports handled a total of 7.29 million TEUs of containers in the first quarter (January-March) of 2021, up 1.3% year on year from 7.19 million TEUs, according to statistics compi...


Insurer for ''Ever Given'' Appeals Detention by Egypt

The owners of the container vessel ''Ever Given'' filed an appeal before the Ismailia court of first instance in Egypt against the arrest of the "Ever Given" and her cargo, according to the UK P&am...


Chinese Ports Set New March Box Throughput Record

Container volumes handled by Chinese ports added up to 23.6 million TEUs, representing an increase of 14.6% over the same month last year. Of the total, 20.6 million TEUs were moved by the maritime...


Box Traffic from Japan to U.S. Swell 2.7% in March

Container exports from Japan to the U.S. amounted to 58,218 TEUs in March (based on volumes at ports of origin), which improved 2.7% from a year earlier thanks to growth in auto parts/components an...


CCFI Dips 0.2% But SCFI Rises 6.8% Last Week

The composite China Containerized Freight Index (CCFI) came to 1,853.53 points in Week 15, down 0.2% from the previous week, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE). In contrast, the comp...


Box Traffic at Hong Kong Swings to 7.1% Increase in March

Container throughput at the port of Hong Kong swung to a positive growth of 7.1% to 1.621 million TEUs in March. The Kwai Tsing Terminals saw a throughput increase of 5.8% at 1.281 million TEUs whi...



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