Asia

18 Apr 2014
Spot container freight rates measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index were mixed again this week...
Drewry Container Rate Benchmark, April 9, 2014.
09 Apr 2014
The Drewry benchmark rate for shipping from Hong Kong to Los Angeles was flat in the week of April 9, remaining at its lowest level since December 2013 at $1,836 per 40-foot container.
09 Apr 2014
Despite growing concerns about tight supplies and rising prices, U.S. red meat exports performed well in February...
08 Apr 2014
Contracted dockworkers at Hong Kong’s Kwai Chung Container Terminals have been told they will receive a 12 percent pay increase, but after last year’s successful strike...
08 Apr 2014
A high-powered Singapore business delegation left for China’s Shandong Province today on a mission to boost exports to the country and attract investors.
08 Apr 2014
Manila’s heavy vehicle access restrictions, imposed in February to help ease the city’s notorious gridlock, are frustrating the Philippine shipping and logistics industry.
08 Apr 2014
Australia has secured a significant competitive advantage in the lucrative Japanese beef market over its main rival, the United States.
U.S. containerized exports through February 2014. Source: PIERS, the Data Division of JOC Group Inc.
07 Apr 2014
U.S. containerized exports tumbled 9.0 percent year-over-year in February to 923,493 TEUs, the lowest monthly volume in 32 months, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, the Data Division of JOC Group. This 9.0 percent drop was also the steepest year-over-year decline since August 2009.
07 Apr 2014
Hapag-Lloyd was first carrier to announce the westbound May rate increases even as April 1 GRIs struggle to lift a market weighed down by overcapacity and weak demand.
07 Apr 2014
Foreign investment in the five founding members of ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, last year topped $128.4 billion, five times the 2001 level, Merrill Lynch economist Chua Hak Bin said in a report carried today by the South China Morning Post.
Valencia’s Port Container Terminal
07 Apr 2014
A consortium of Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp. and Kamigumi Co. has acquired a 25 percent stake in Spanish container terminal operator TCV Stevedoring Company S.A. (TCV), Mitsubishi said today.

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