SCFI Rises for 3 Weeks Running

The composite Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) rose 0.4% from the previous week to 1,043.54 points in Week 32, as spot rates increased on the route to North America and some north-west r...


Asia-US Container Exports Down in July

Container exports from 10 major Asian economies to the U.S. amounted to 1.53 million TEUs in July (based on volumes at ports of origin where carriers are loaded with containers), which plunged 12.7...


Asia-NA, -NE Rates Increase in Week 32

Trans-Pacific weekly average freight rates increased 9% from the previous week to $1,672 per FEU to the U.S. West Coast (FBX01 Weekly) and 3% to $2,667 per FEU to the East Coast (FBX03 Weekly) in W...


Imoto Lines to Deploy 1,000-TEU Containership in Sea of Japan

Imoto Lines will deploy a containership newbuilding in its Sea of Japan service. Constructed at Kyokuyo Shipyard in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, the Kaifu weighs 9,662 gross tons and has a co...


SCFI Rises for 2 Weeks Running as NA Rates Increase

The composite Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) rose 1% from the previous week to 1,039.32 points in Week 31, which remained on an upward trend for two weeks running, according to the Sha...


LWU Canada Votes in Favor of New Deal

Last Friday, 77.64% of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada (ILWU Canada) members voted in favor of the new labor contract on which the union reached a tentative agreement on July...


WCI Increases 12% in Week 31

The composite World Container Index (WCI) increased 11.8% from the previous week to $1,761.33 per FEU in Week 31. which has dropped 73.4% when compared with the same week of last year, according to...


UPS Becomes Most Valuable Logistics Bland

United Parcel Service (UPS) is the most valuable logistics bland, despite an 8% year-on-year brand value decrease to US$35.4 billion, according to a report on the world’s top 25 logistics service p...


Containers to/from China Grows in H1

China processed an aggregated 149.19 million TEUs of containers in the first half (January-June), up 4.6% year on year, according to preliminary statistics compiled by the nation’s transport minist...


SCFI Exceeds 1,000 Points

The composite Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) increased 6.5% from the previous week to 1,029.23 points in Week 30, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE). The composite index...



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