Transpacific Stabilization Agreement

Transpacific Stabilization Agreement

29 Aug 2014
At least two ocean carriers are cutting intermodal fuel surcharges for dry and refrigerated shipments to and from the United States, effective Oct. 1, as a result of falling diesel prices.
18 Aug 2014
With vessels to the U.S. East Coast filled to capacity, and containerized imports to the West Coast also strong, carriers in the eastbound trans-Pacific intend to increase their rates...
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for July 18
18 Jul 2014
Multiple carriers have announced general rate increases on several trade routes to take effect in August.
16 Jul 2014
Buoyed by continued strength in imports from Asia, the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement today recommended that carriers in the eastbound trans-Pacific increase their freight rates...
07 Jul 2014
Carriers in the eastbound Pacific intend to increase their freight rates effective July 15 by $200 per 40-foot container for cargo moving from Asia to Los Angeles-Long Beach.
23 Jun 2014
Members of the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement are pushing back the date of a planned peak-season surcharge to coincide with the end of certain market rates on June 30.
06 May 2014
In anticipation of stronger exports to Asia and limited refrigerated capacity, carriers in the westbound Pacific intend to increase their rates on beef, pork and poultry shipments $700 per 40-foot container effective July 1.
05 May 2014
Hapag-Lloyd at the weekend informed its customers that it will be prepared to levy what could be large congestion surcharges on shipments to and from the United States in the event that work stoppages occur during West Coast longshore contract negotiations this summer.
30 Apr 2014
Encouraged by growing cargo volumes and relatively high vessel utilization rates, shipping lines in the eastbound Pacific announced their intention to implement a peak-season surcharge of $400 per 40-foot container effective June 15.
03 Apr 2014
NEWPORT, R.I. — With overcapacity in the trans-Pacific likely at least until 2016, carriers are facing a tough time in eastbound negotiations for service contracts that renew on May 1.
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...
19 Mar 2014
Shipping lines in the eastbound trans-Pacific trade lane intend to advance by two weeks their previously announced rate hike that was scheduled for May 1.