COMPAS to be Used for 1st Time at Tokyo Port

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG)'s Bureau of Port and Harbor, Tokyo Port Terminal Corp. and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)'s Kanto Regional Development Bu...


Kawasaki, Yokohama to Develop Japan's Largest Hydrogen Supply Chain

The cities of Yokohama and Kawasaki reached an agreement on Tuesday to work together to use hydrogen and other next-generation energy resources more extensively to maintain and upgrade their indust...


Ex-China CTR. Exports in Week 29

Container exports from China remained dull in Week 29, as it is hard to project how the Chinese economy will grow in the second half of this year due domestic and international negative factors, su...


Japan-China CTR. Trade Shrinks 8.4% Outward, Increase 6.3% Inward in May

Container exports from Japan to China shrank 8.4% year on year to 680,336 tons in May, having incurred a year-on-year contraction for three months in a row, according to statistics compiled by the ...


Japan's Big 6 Ports Handle 1.09 Mil. TEUs in May, Down 2.3%

Japan's six major ports (Tokyo, Kawasaki, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka and Kobe) handled a total of 1,094,310 TEUs of oceangoing containers in May, which shrank 2.3% from the corresponding month of last...


MLIT Draws Action Plan for Dockworker Shortages

In consideration of dockworker shortages, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) has come up with an action plan to address the issue, which consists of measures to take...


Japan-U.S. Box Trade Swells 18.4% in June

Japan exported 54,744 TEUs of containers to the U.S. in June (based on volumes at ports of receipt), which grew 18.4% from the same month of 2021 and accomplished a year-on-year improvement for two...


CTRs. to/from Yokohama Increase 1.5% to 248K TEUs in April

The Port of Yokohama handled a total of 248,032 TEUs of containers in April, which increased a mild 1.5% from the same month of last year, according to preliminary statistics unveiled by the city o...


Loaded CTRs. to/from Tokyo Decrease 7% to 269K TEUs in April

The Port of Tokyo processed 269,129 TEUs of loaded oceangoing containers in April, which went down 7.0% from a year earlier, according to preliminary statistics compiled by the Tokyo Metropolitan G...


SCFI Down for 5 Consecutive Weeks

Container exports from China were sluggish in Week 28, as interest rate hikes in the U.S. and Europe to combat inflation weakened transport demand, which resulted in lower freight rates on east-wes...



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