Carriers announced general rate increases that span into February this week, as spot rates around the globe respond to mid-December rate hikes. Drewry Maritime Research’s World Container Index composite index, which measures 11 East-to-West trade lanes, jumped a cumulative 35.8 percent this week.
07 Mar 2014
Several container lines have scheduled rate hikes in multiple trade lanes from April to May, although any increases achieved could be temporary...
28 Feb 2014
Multiple container lines hope to increase rates in a variety of trade lanes from March through June, although any hikes achieved could be fleeting...
18 Feb 2014
Major carriers aim to hike rates in a variety of trade lanes in March, although any increases achieved could be temporary.
10 Feb 2014
Major container lines hope to increase rates in multiple trade lanes in March, April and May, although any hikes achieved could be fleeting.
10 Jan 2014
Major container lines hope to implement rate increases in a variety of trades in January and February, despite signs that any hikes achieved may be fleeting.
08 Jan 2014
When Maersk Line relaunches the SeaLand brand in the Americas trade next year, it will undoubtedly shake up a north-south trade with some of the fastest-growing markets. This infographic provides a look at the trends in the U.S. trade with the Americas over the last five years.
08 Jan 2014
Maersk Line is reviving the SeaLand name it acquired in 1999 to rebrand the regional intra-Americas services in a new container-shipping company it plans to launch early next year.
03 Jan 2014
Crowley Maritime’s weekly container service to Cuba later this month will begin calling on the island’s newest terminal, instead of Havana.
31 Dec 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in January and February.