Think Tank Predicts 8.8% Rise in Japan's Box Exports for FY 2021

Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting, Inc. (NRIC) projects that Japan’s exports and imports of loaded oceangoing containers will both turn positive in fiscal 2021 (April 2021-March 2022) in a r...


Box Traffic at Japan’s Big 6 Ports Swells for 3 Months Running

Japan’s six major ports (Tokyo, Kawasaki, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka and Kobe) processed a total of 1,152,077 TEUs of foreign-trade containers in July, which grew 4.2% from the corresponding month of ...


Containerized Exports to China Decline 12.7% in July

Outbound container trade from Japan to China notably decelerated in July. Japan exported 770,972 tons, which plunged 12.7% from the same month of last year, according to statistics the Japan Mariti...


Box Volumes in China Grow 3% to 24.8 Mil TEUs in August

Chinese ports handled a total of 24.78 million TEUs of containers in August, up 3% from the same month of last year, according to statistics compiled by the nation’s Ministry of Transport (MOT). Sh...


Phnom Penh Autonomous Port Opens New Container Terminal

Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) has officially opened its new container terminal, upgrading its handling capacity to 400,000 TEUs per year. The new USD18.4 million terminal covers an area of 2.75...


Japan-U.S. Box Trade Jumps 32.8% to 52K TEUs in August

Container exports from Japan to the U.S. surged 32.8% from a year earlier, coming to 52,247 TEUs in volume in August, according to Descartes Datamyne. From a month earlier, however, there was a shr...


San Pedro Bay Ports Unveil New Measures to Speed Cargo Throughput

After consultation with multiple supply chain stakeholders and the U.S. Department of Transportation, the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have announced bold new measures to improve freight mov...


Egypt to Implement Advance Cargo Information on Oct 1

Egypt has become the first African country to implement Advance Cargo Information Declaration (ACID) In accordance with the new Egyptian customs law #207 that was put into effect November 2020 and ...


Box Traffic in Tokyo Rises 4.4% to1.613 Mil TEUs in H1

The Port of Tokyo handled 276,860 TEUs of loaded oceangoing containerized shipments in June, achieving a double-digit increase of 10% from the same month of 2020, according to the Tokyo Metropolita...


Box Throughput at Hong Kong Falls 3 Consecutive Months

The port Hong Kong handled 1.508 million TEUs in August, down 4.1% from the same month last year, representing a decline for three consecutive months, according to the Hong Kong Marine and Port Boa...



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