Asia-Europe

Asia-Europe

The spot rate to the U.S. East Coast was $4,344 per 40-foot container this week.
29 Aug 2014
While some September 1 general rate increases seem to be successful, others have not taken hold, and spot rates in those lanes may drop to new lows.
16 May 2014
Spot container freight rates as measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index dropped on the Asia-Europe lane this week, but Asia-U.S. rates climbed.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for May 16
16 May 2014
Multiple carriers have planned general rate increases in various trade lanes in June and July, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
The SCFI for North Europe rose 7.4 percent in the week of May 9.
09 May 2014
Spot container freight rates as measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index continued to climb on the Asia-Europe lane this week, but Asia-U.S. rates slipped.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for May 9
09 May 2014
Multiple carriers have planned general rate increases in various trade lanes in May and June, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
07 May 2014
Asia-to-Europe container shippers with tight supply chains are finding that ships are increasingly arriving late versus published schedules.
The SCFI for North Europe jumped 20.4 percent in the week of April 30.
02 May 2014
Spot container freight rates as measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index jumped on the Asia-Europe lane this week, although Asia-U.S. rates saw little movement.
29 Apr 2014
Shippers look set to face rising freight rates on the Asia-Europe trade in the second quarter as improving demand allows container lines to stand firm on planned general rate increases (GRIs).
The SCFI for the Mediterranean increased 5.2 percent in the week ending April 25.
25 Apr 2014
Spot container freight rates as measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index increased on the Asia-Europe lane this week, although Asia-U.S. rates plateaued after two weeks of gains.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for April 25
25 Apr 2014
Multiple carriers have scheduled general rate increases in various trade lanes in May, June and July, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continues.
Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller
23 Apr 2014
What is today a small club of carriers operating or having ordered 18,000-TEU ships or larger is likely to grow, but not necessarily overnight, as carriers intensify their focus on reducing costs without regard to greater market or infrastructure implications.
The SCFI for the Mediterranean fell 6.4 percent in the week ending April 18.
18 Apr 2014
Spot container freight rates measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index were mixed again this week...