Transpacific Stabilization Agreement

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.
29 Jan 2014
Member carriers in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement plan to increase Asia-U.S. rates by $300 per FEU, effective March 15...
05 Dec 2013
The majority of public comments sent to the Federal Maritime Commission regarding the proposed P3 Network were supportive of the vessel-sharing alliance among the world’s three largest global container lines.
Container stack
21 Nov 2013
Container shipping lines operating from Asia to the U.S. intend to restore baseline freight rates for late holiday season shipments in December and the pre-Lunar New Year period in January.
Shipping containers in port with crane
16 Oct 2013
Container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement Westbound section are attempting to set...