Ship It Zero Urges 5 Carriers to Stop Investing in Fossil Fuel-Powered Ships

Ship It Zero has sent an open letter to shipping companies to tell them to stop ordering ships running on fossil fuel and invest in zero-emission technologies and fuel. The shipping companies inclu...


Int'l Cont. Throughput at Japan's Big 6 Ports Down for 2 Consecutive Months in March

The combined volume of containerized shipments handled at Japan's six major ports (Tokyo, Kawasaki, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka and Kobe) in March shrank a minute 0.5% to 1,203,060 TEUs, incurring a ye...


‘Freight Rates Reflects Market Force of Supply-Demand': FMC

Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Commissioner Rebecca Dye presented her Final Report of Fact Finding 29, “International Ocean Transportation Supply Chain Engagement”, a two-year investigation she ...


ME Ports Take 4 Places of Top 5: CPPI2021

Ports in the Middle East took four of the top five spots in the second edition of the global Container Port Performance Index (CPPI) developed by the World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligen...


Fair Trade Commission Unveils Survey, Inspection Results on Shipper-Logistics Svc. Provider Biz.

The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) yesterday unveiled the results of surveys and on-site inspections that it began in October 2021 on business transactions between shippers and logistics servic...


IMO Amends FAL Convention, Mandating Single-Window Data Exchanges

The International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s Facilitation Committee has adopted amendments to the Facilitation (FAL) Convention, which will make the single window for data exchange mandatory in ...


Intermodal Containers Grow 10.9% to 100.2 Bln. TKM. In 2021

In 2021, containers were moved in Europe in railway-based intermodal transport 500,000 times, up 8.1% from the previous year, according to the International Union for Road-Rail Combined Transport (...


Japan-China Cont. Trade Down 8.7% Outbound, 1.1% Inbound in March

Containerized shipments exported from Japan to China in March waned 8.7% to 877,107 tons, incurring their first year-on-year contraction in two months, according to trade statistics unveiled by the...


SCFI Mostly Stable Due to Recovery in Demand

The market for container exports from China rebounded on a small scale in Week 20, thanks to the gradual easing of the lockdown in Shanghai and the recovery of operations at factories and ports. Th...


JICA, Indonesia Sign Loan Agreement of \70.2 Bln. for 2nd Patimban Development

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently signed a loan agreement with the government of Indonesia to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to some \70.2 billion (US$551.78 million) fo...



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