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18 Apr 2014
Spot container freight rates measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index were mixed again this week...
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for March 28
28 Mar 2014
Multiple carriers have planned rate increases in various trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and lackluster global demand continues.
28 Mar 2014
Staring at an incremental bill for low-sulfur fuel estimated at $75 billion to $100 billion per year for container ships beginning in 2020...
The SCFI for North Europe rose 44.0 percent in the week ending March 28.
28 Mar 2014
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to northern Europe and Mediterranean ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index jumped in the week of March 28...
28 Mar 2014
HHLA, the port of Hamburg’s largest container handler, warned the crisis in Ukraine threatens to slow its important Russian feeder traffic and impact this year’s financial performance.
Cranes at the Port of Valencia in Spain
27 Mar 2014
J.P. Morgan Asset Management is to invest €100 million euros ($138 million) to expand capacity and improve intermodal facilities at the container terminal at the port of Valencia on Spain’s Mediterranean coast.
26 Mar 2014
The container shipping industry’s supply and demand will become “finely balanced” this year...
26 Mar 2014
Nearly half of all incidents and problems that disrupted container lines’ operations in 2013 cited misdeclaration of cargo, an almost fivefold increase from 2012...
25 Mar 2014
Growing numbers of shippers and freight forwarders are signing index-linked container contracts (ILCCs) with ocean carriers in response to increased market volatility, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, U.S. West Coast, week ending March 21, 2014.
21 Mar 2014
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to U.S. West Coast dropped $66 per 40-foot container from last week...
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for March 21
21 Mar 2014
Several container lines have scheduled rate hikes in multiple trade lanes from April to May, although any increases achieved could be temporary...

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