Japan’s Big 6 Ports Accomplish 1st Throughput Increase in 5 Months

Japan’s six major ports exported and imported a total of 1.03 million TEUs of foreign-trade containers in February, up 1.8%, which was their first year-on-year increase in five months, according to...


Truck Tonnage Index Declines for 13 Months Running

The American Trucking Association (ATA)’s advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2% in March, which has marked a year-on-year decline for 13 months in a row. The index ...


Japan’s Container Exports to US Minutely Decline in March

Container exports from Japan to the U.S. amounted to 54,292 TEUs in March (based on volumes at ports of origin), down 1% year on year, according to Descartes Datamyne. From the previous months, how...


Asia’s US-Bound Container Exports Up 27% in March, 23% in Q1

Container exports from 18 Asian economies to the U.S. ballooned 27.1% year on year to 1.57 million TEUs in March, according to statistics compiled by the Japan Maritime Center (JMC) with data from ...


NCFI Increases for 4 Weeks Running

The composite Ningbo Containerized Freight Index (NCFI) stood at 1,272.3 points in Week 16, which picked up 1.2% from the previous week, as space supply was tight on the route from Ningbo-Zhoushan ...


Global Container Port Throughput Index Decreases from Previous Month in Feb.

Drewry’s Global Container Port Throughput Index stood at 109.2 points in February, which went down 0.8% from the previous month but up 8.3% from the corresponding month of 2023. The index is projec...


Congestion Escalating at some ECSA Ports

Delays are escalating at some ports on the east coast of South America, according to a recent report on Central and South America unveiled by Maersk. Port congestion and tight line-ups have caused ...


WTO: Economic Impact of Red Sea Crisis Limited

The World Trade Organization (WTO) takes a deep look at the ongoing Red Sea shipping crisis and examines possible consequences on global trade in the section entitled “Analysis: The Suez Canal cris...


KCCI Continues to Decrease for 10 Consecutive Weeks

The KOBC Container Composite Index (KCCI) stood at 2,145 points in Week 15, which fell 0.19% from the previous week and has continued to decrease for 10 consecutive weeks, according to Korea Ocean ...


US Container Imports from Asia Increase Almost 20% in March

U.S. container exports from 10 major countries and regions in Asia amounted to 1.46 million TEUs in March (based on volumes at ports of origin), up 19.9% year on year, according to statistics compi...



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