World Container Index Rises for Two Weeks Running

Drewry's World Container Index composite index increased by 1.1% to $9,477.46 per 40ft container, and is 81% higher than the same week in 2021. The average composite index for year-to-date is $9,45...


Container Throughput at Port of Kobe Swells 5% to 2.14 Mln TEUs in 2021

The Port of Kobe handled 192,007 TEUs of loaded and empty oceangoing containers in December of last year, up 7.4% from the corresponding month of 2020, according to preliminary statistics unveiled ...


Japan-to-U.S. Box Trade Surges 10.3% in January

Outbound containers from Japan to the U.S. surged 10.3% in volume to 54,802 TEUs in January, registering their first year-on-year growth since September 2021, according to American research company...


Shanghai Container Spot Rates Edge down Last Week

The composite index for container export freight rates from the Chinese port of Shanghai, or the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI), went down 0.7% from the previous week to 4,946.01 point...


CCFI Down for 1st Time in 10 Weeks, SCFI for Five Straight Weeks

The composite China Containerized Freight Index (CCFI) stood at 3,500.19 points in Week 7, down 2.4% from the previous week, the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE) said on February 18. Meanwhile, the...


Container Throughput in China Up 1.6% in January

Trade ports in China processed 24.16 million TEUs of containers in January, which only increased 1.6% from the same month of 2021, the nation’s Ministry of Transport (MOT) has unveiled. Coastal por...


Five Competition Authorities to Focus on Collusion

Global efforts to prevent anti-competitive conduct from occurring in the supply and distribution of goods will be boosted by a new working group announced today between the Australian Competition a...


DCSA, BIMCO, FIATA, ICC and SWIFT Join Forces for Trade Alliance

Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), a neutral, non-profit group established to further digitalization of container shipping technology standards, in conjunction with its nine member carr...


Ex-Shanghai Spot Box Rates Mostly Stable After Lunar New Year

The composite index for spot rates for container export rates from the Chinese port of Shanghai in Week 6 fell a minute 0.6% from the previous week to 4,980.93 points, the Shanghai Shipping Exchang...


January Box Throughput at Port of Singapore Inches Down

Last month the port of Singapore handled 52.1 million tons of cargo with an increase of 2.0% over the same month in 2021. The figure also represents increases of 2.0% on the volumes of cargo handle...



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