SCFI: Asia-Europe

Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Oct. 25, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Oct 25, 2013 10:29AM EDT
Spot container rates from Asia to European ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index saw their first increase in eleven weeks in the week ending Oct. 25.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Oct. 18, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Oct 18, 2013 11:59AM EDT
Spot container rates from Asia to European ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index fell for the 10th consecutive week.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, Mediterranean, week ending Oct. 11, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Oct 14, 2013 12:37PM EDT
Spot container rates from Asia to European ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index eroded for a ninth straight week during the week ending Oct. 11. This was the second straight week of double digit declines.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, Mediterranean, week ending Sept. 20, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Sep 20, 2013 2:08PM EDT
Spot container rates from Asia to Mediterranean ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index eroded by $62 per 20-foot-equivalent unit during the week ending Sept.20. Rates fell below the $1,000 per TEU mark for the first time since the end of May.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Sept. 13, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Sep 13, 2013 12:04PM EDT
Spot container rates from Asia to Europe measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index fell more than $100 per 20-foot-equivalent unit in each lane during the week ending Sept. 13. Rates have been decreasing for the past six weeks in these lanes, with the past two weeks showing decreases of roughly $100 per week.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Sept. 6, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Sep 6, 2013 11:46AM EDT
Spot container rates from Asia to Europe measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index saw their steepest weekly declines since mid-April in the week ending Sept. 6. Rates have been decreasing for the past five weeks in these lanes, and this sixth drop indicates ocean carriers failed to achieve any of the general rate increases proposed for Sept. 1.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending August 16, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Aug 16, 2013 12:13PM EDT
Spot container rates from Asia to Europe measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index slid further in the week ending Aug. 16. This was the steepest week-to-week rate decline in 13 weeks in northern Europe trade and in 18 weeks in the Mediterranean.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending August 9, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exhange
Asia-Europe | Aug 9, 2013 11:46AM EDT
Spot container rates from Asia to Europe measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index fell off in the week ending Aug. 9, losing part of the increases they achieved as a result of a proposed general rate increase set for Aug. 1.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending August 2, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Aug 2, 2013 11:01AM EDT
Spot container rates from Asia to Europe measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index jumped in the week ending Aug. 2, following a proposed general rate increases set for Aug. 1.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week of July 26, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Jul 26, 2013 11:50AM EDT
Spot container rates from Asia to northern European ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index jumped roughly 10 percent in the week ending July 26.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, Mediterranean, week of July 19, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Jul 19, 2013 11:17AM EDT
Container spot freight rates from Asia to European ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index fell further in the week ending July 19, losing more of their achievements from the July 1 general rate increase. This was the third straight week of decreases, pulling total gains from the GRI down to $726 per 20-foot container in northern European ports and $69 in the Mediterranean.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week of July 12, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Jul 12, 2013 12:42PM EDT
Spot freight rates from Asia to European ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index lost another chunk of the recent general rate increase in the week ending July 12. This was the second straight week of declines following a substantial increase for each lane on June 28.
SCFI, Asia-North Europe, week of July 5, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Jul 5, 2013 3:41PM EDT
Spot container rates from Asia to North Europe eased slightly after a forceful rally that took rates up 174 percent as part of a July 1 general rate increase that carriers saw as perhaps their last big opportunity to achieve profitability in 2013.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, northern Europe, week of June 28, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Jun 28, 2013 12:44PM EDT
Spot freight rates from Asia to northern European ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index jumped 174 percent in the week ending June 28, only days before a July 1 general rate increase. It was the highest increase ever in this lane. On July 1, carriers such as CMA CGM, Hyundai Merchant marine, Hapag Lloyd, Maersk, MSC, and OOCL plan to increase their rates in this lane by between $925 and $1,000 per 20-foot container. They have nearly reached the goal with this week’s increase of $895 per TEU.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, Mediterranean, week of June 21, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Jun 21, 2013 12:54PM EDT
Asia-Europe spot freight rates measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index fell further in the week ending June 21. However, Asia-Mediterranean rates only fell by $36, hanging on to 88 percent or $406 of the $462 originally achieved from the June 1 general rate increase.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, Mediterranean, week of June 14, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Jun 14, 2013 12:52PM EDT
Asia-Mediterranean spot freight rates measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index gave back $20 in the week ending June 14, after gaining $462 from a June 1 general rate increase. UASC, CSCL and Maersk planned to increase rates by $500 to $750 per 20-foot container, while Cosco and MSC sought to put into effect peak-season surcharges of $300 and $700, respectively.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week of June 7, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Container Lines | Jun 7, 2013 1:39PM EDT
Asia-North Europe spot freight rates measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index slid 6.7 percent in the week ending June 7 from the previous week, extending a slide that began in late March as carriers struggle to fill a slew of new capacity entering the trade during Europe’s ongoing recession.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, Mediterranean, week of May 31, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | May 31, 2013 1:09PM EDT
The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index to Mediterranean ports experienced a 59 percent jump as a round of June 1 general rate increases and peak surcharges set to go into effect.

Pages