Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November, December and January.
01 Feb 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to Mexico, Central America, the west and east coasts of South America, Panama and the Caribbean on March 1 by $300 per 20-foot-equivalent unit.
30 Jan 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates, beginning March 15, for all cargo from East Asia, excluding Japan, to the Persian Gulf.
18 Jan 2013
Naviera Master Line de Venezuela, a division of Miami-based Master Line Shipping Company, has selected Port Manatee in Florida for a new container and breakbulk service to Caribbean and Central and South American locations.
11 Jan 2013
German carrier Hapag-Lloyd has announced a new service between Guaranao and El Guamache ports in Venezuela.