Asia-US Box Trade Marks New August Record

Container exports to the U.S. from 10 major Asian countries and regions swelled 9.4% to 1,829,030 TEUs in August, American research company Descartes Datamyne has announced. The trade enjoyed a yea...


Box Volumes in Vietnamese Ports on the Rise

In the face of the serious global pandemic, container throughput at Vietnamese ports is getting momentum, handling 16.80 million TEUs in the first eight months of the year, representing a 18.3% inc...


Shanghai Spot Rates Keep Going up Thanks to Stable Demand

Spot rates for container exports from Shanghai hiked across the board in Week 36. The composite index went up 1.5% to 4,568.16 points, accomplishing an improvement from the previous term for the 18...


Port of Long Beach Achieves Best August

The South Californian port of Long Be moved 807,704 TEUs of container cargo in August, an 11.3% increase compared to the same month in 2020. Imports were up 11.7% to 407,426 TEUs and exports decrea...


US Retail Imports Growth Slows down As Covid-19 Disruptions Continue

Double-digit growth in imports at the US's largest retail container ports is slipping to single digits as pandemic-related supply chain disruptions around the world continue, according to the Globa...


FMC Announces National Shipper Advisory Committee Membership

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has announced the membership of its newly formed National Shipper Advisory Committee. The committee is comprised of 24 members, evenly divided between tho...


Container Handling Keeps Increasing in Europe, But Falls in China

According to the latest flash estimate, the Container Throughout Index of RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and the Institute for Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL) rose by a season...


Jawaharlal Nehru Port Reports Strong Box Volume in August

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) witnessed an upswing in cargo handling and recorded a throughput of 453,105 TEUs in August 2021, a growth of 28.45% as compared to 352,735 TEUs in the same month ...


FMC Commissioner Carl Bentzel Concerns about Chemical Supply Chain

During a recent meeting with chemical distributors, U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Carl Bentzel heard concerns about systemic reductions for hazardous materials transportation via ocean. Sp...


Ex-Shanghai Rates Continue to Rise on Europe, US Routes

Spot rates for container exports from the Chinese port of Shanghai continued to hike on major trade routes in Week 35, the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE) has unveiled. Transport demand remained h...



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