China's Containerized Freight Indices Hit New Records Again

Freight rates for container exports from China continued to rise to hit record highs in Week 25, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE). The composite China Containerized Freight Index (...


Box Volumes to/from China Surge 12.5% in May

Container throughput improved year on year at all major ports in China in May, thanks to domestic and overseas economic recoveries. The total volume of containerized shipments handled at ports acro...


Japan's Containerized Exports to China Increase 4.8% in April

Containerized exports from Japan to China increased 4.8% to 852,732 tons in April, enjoying a year-on-year expansion for two back-to-back months, the Japan Maritime Center (JMC) announced recently,...


Box Traffic from Japan to U.S. Leaps 64% in May

Outbound containers from Japan to the U.S. jumped 64.2% from a year earlier to 55,344 TEUs in May, according to Descartes Datamyne. From a month earlier, however, they shrank 0.7%. In the first fiv...


Ex-China Container Export Indexes Hit New Records Again

The composite China Containerized Freight Index (CCFI) stood at 2,526.65 points in Week 24, climbing 3.4% from the previous week to reach a new all-time high, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exc...


No Penalty Period for Canada's eManifestHBL Regime to End on July 5

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has unveiled the end date of the zero-rated penalty period under the Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS) for electronic house bills that began on ...


Ex-Shanghai Box Rates Rise for 10 Weeks Running to Europe, 11 Weeks to Mediterranean

Freight rates for container exports from the Chinese port of Shanghai in Week 23 increased from the previous week on many trade routes that do not include those to the west coast of North America a...


Box Volume at Singapore Hits All-time High in May

Container throughput at the Port of Singapore recorded a strong growth in May hitting an all-time high of 3,216,900 TEUs. The figure is up 14.6% from the same period last year, exceeding the previo...


JIFFA to Work with Shippers, Carriers to Solve Container Shortages

Japan International Freight Forwarders Association Inc. (JIFFA) will make efforts to clear the ongoing container shortage problem in maritime transport as soon as possible. JIFFA Chairman Junichiro...


Asia-U.S. Box Traffic Hits All-Time High in May

Container exports to the U.S. from 10 major countries and regions in Asia amounted to 1,827,714 TEUs in May, surging 58% from a year earlier, American research company Descartes Datamyne has unveil...



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