ONE to Enhance Connections from Nagoya, Kyushu in JK1, JK2

Ocean Network Express (ONE) will revamp its Japan Korea Express 1 (JK1) and 2 (JK2) services later this month. The fixed-day weekly JK1 service will add Nagoya to its ports of call, which will be B...


US Container Imports from Asia Balloon 28% in Feb.

U.S. container imports from 10 major Asian countries and regions ballooned 28.1% year on year to 1.52 million TEUs in January (based on volumes at ports of origin), according to statistics compiled...


US Container Imports Grows 8.6% in Jan.

Inbound cargo to U.S. major container ports is projected to remain on track to show year-over-year increases through the first half of 2024, according to the Global Port Tracker (GPT) report releas...


Cyber Port to Enhance NACCS Links

Cyber Port, a platform for digital transformation in trade and logistics run by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)’s Port and Harbor Bureau, will today enhance its l...


Shimizu Port Container Throughput Decreases in Feb.

The Port of Shimizu in central Japan handled 40,034 TEUs of containers in February, down 1% from a year earlier, according to preliminary statistics compiled by the Shizuoka Prefectural Government'...


FIATA Welcomes FMC Ruling on D&D Billing Practice

The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Association has welcomed the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)’s ruling on demurrage and detention billing practices in the context of substa...


SCFI Increases in Week 9 Thanks to Capacity Supply Recovery

The composite Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) stood at 1,979.12 points in Week 9, down 6.2% from the previous week, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE). Despite weaker dem...


NCFI Decreases due to Sluggish Demand

The composite Ningbo Containerized Freight Index (NCFI) closed at 1,445.4 points in Week 9, down 5.8% from the previous week, according to the Ningbo Shipping Exchange (NBSE). Spot rates for contai...


WCI Decreases for 5 Weeks Running

The composite World Container Index (WCI) decreased by 5% to $3,493 per FEU in Week 9, which has continued to decline for five weeks in a row, according to Drewry Maritime Research. It has increase...


Containers to/from Japan’s Big 6 Ports Minutely Decrease in Dec. ’23

Japan’s six major ports handled 1.17 million TEUs of containers in total in December 2023, down 0.5% from a year earlier, according to preliminary statistics compiled by the nation’s transport mini...



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