LB Port Container Throughput Plunge in Jan.

The U.S. port of Long Beach handled 573,772 TEUs of containers in January, which plunged 28.4% from a year earlier due to weaker consumer spending, exacerbating inflation and container shifts to th...


WCI Down 2% in Week 6

Drewry Maritime Research's composite World Container Index (WCI) decreased by 2% to $1,997.22 per FEU in Week 6, which has dropped by 79% when compared with the same week of last year. It was 81% b...


Global Port Tracker: 2022 US Imports Down 1.2%

Import cargo volumes at the nation's major container ports are expected to drop to nearly their lowest levels since the beginning of the pandemic this month, according to the Global Port Tracker re...


FIATA Releases Guidelines on New EU Requirements

The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has released its latest guidance on the implementation of the new European Union (EU) customs pre-arrival security and safety...


SCFIs Go Down on Most Trade Lanes in Week 5

Freight rates for container exports from China decreased in Week 5 due to a decline in demand that has continued since before Lunar New Year despite the fact that shipping line worked hard to reduc...


CCFIs Fall on All Routes After Lunar New Year

The composite China Containerized Freight Index (CCFI) stood at 1,110 points in Week 5, which declined 4.4% from the Week 3 due to weaker demand after Lunar New Year, the Shanghai Shipping Exchange...


WCI Decreases 1% in Week 5

Drewry Maritime Research’s composite World Container Index (WCI) decreased 1% to $2,033.70 per FEU in Week 5. The index has dropped 78% when compared with the same week of last year. It was 80% bel...


Japanese Businesses in Thailand Have Positive Biz. Confidences

The diffusion index of business sentiments among Japanese enterprises doing business in Thailand for the second half of fiscal 2022 (October 2022-March 2023) is projected to remain positive at 21 p...


Containers to/from China Reach Record 296 mil. TEUs

Chinese ports handled 295.87 million TEUs of containers in 2022, which grew 4.7% from the previous year and set a new yearly record, according to the nation’s transport ministry. Coastal ports were...


Ex-Busan Container Rate Indexes Down on Most Routes

The latest Korea Ocean Business Corporation (KOBC) Container Composite Index (KCCI) decreased 0.18% from the previous week to 1,638 points, the KOBC announced on Monday. On individual routes, index...



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