Mediterranean

Mediterranean

10 Apr 2015
Container shipping spot rates from China to the Mediterranean fell to the lowest level in roughly a year and a half, reflecting how surge of new capacity on the trade lane is offsetting strong demand.
Container lines’ global schedule reliability from January 2012 through September 2014.
03 Nov 2014
Shippers are enduring the worst bout of congestion at Los Angeles-Long Beach in years, but some analysts who follow container shipping say the situation will soon improve.
03 Nov 2014
Intra-Mediterranean container volume is expected to be flat this year at 14.9 million 20-foot-equivalent units, but rise to 15.6 million TEUs next year and 17.1 million TEUs by 2017, according to the Dutch consulting firm Dynamar.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Oct. 24
24 Oct 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
20 Oct 2014
A sharp drop in spot rates from Asia to the Mediterranean was facilitated by slowing cargo volumes and overcapacity, Drewry Maritime Research says.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Oct. 17
17 Oct 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October and November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
15 Oct 2014
Europe’s top container hubs have slammed the European Union’s plan to focus investment on peripheral ports in a bid to shift traffic from the dominant Le Havre-Hamburg range to the Mediterranean.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Oct. 10
10 Oct 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October and November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
Top 50 container ports interactive
09 Oct 2014
According to JOC’s 2013 edition of the Top 50 World Container Ports, the Chinese port of Dalian saw more container cargo growth than any other port in the world from 2012 to 2013, with volume up nearly 30 percent, while the Omani port of Salalah saw the biggest drop in growth worldwide with a decline of 8.1 percent.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Oct. 3
03 Oct 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October and November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
Maersk, MSC in Hong Kong
23 Sep 2014
The 2M and O3 alliances likely will first lock horns in the Asia-Mediterranean trade, with planned increases in capacity threatening to unleash a rate war, according to analyst Alphaliner.