Carriers are not having any success in lifting freight rates despite two June attempts.
13 Jun 2017
The Indian subcontinent is expected to continue generating growth in container volume, with carriers introducing services that connect India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan to the hub ports of Asia and the Mediterranean.
28 Apr 2017
Spot rates on the Asia-Europe trade have risen close to their 2017 highs, even as backhaul rates fall for the forth consecutive week.
17 Feb 2017
Spot rates on the Shanghai-Europe trade have fallen for the seventh straight week.
09 Sep 2016
Asia-Med spot rates up as Hanjin effect helps lift the market.
05 Sep 2016
The Asia-Mediterranean trade is suddenly 150,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units lighter after Hanjin Shipping's collapse.
23 May 2016
Several world regions seem to have planned much more container terminal capacity than needed for the coming decades.
18 Mar 2016
CMA CGM on Friday announced its debut in the intra-Mediterranean trade with a dedicated direct service between nine southern Europe, North Africa and Middle East ports.
28 Sep 2015
There is no “medium-term” prospect of the European Union expanding sulfur emission regulations for container lines to the Mediterranean, a Port of Barcelona executive said last week.
16 Jul 2015
Mediterranean Shipping Co. is testing the waters in Iran as it appears more likely United Nations sanctions will be lifted as part of a new nuclear agreement between the West and the pariah state.