Trans-Pacific

Trans-Pacific

Drewry’s Hong Kong-Los Angeles container freight rate benchmark was unchanged for the second week in a row at $2,075 per FEU.
27 Aug 2014
Spot rates in the trans-Pacific trade are holding steady as peak-season volumes continue to keep capacity tight on trips to the U.S. East and West Coasts.
Bill Rooney
10 Aug 2014
William Rooney, Kuehne + Nagel vice president, responds to questions about the current slower growth environment and the NVO ability to provide “something broader than rates” as the trans-Pacific trade evolves.
Yantian international container terminal. Photo: lzf / Shutterstock.com
10 Aug 2014
Asia’s ports reported strengthening of container throughput in the first half as the economic recovery of the U.S. and Europe drove up consumer spending and new export orders flooded into Chinese factories.
Weekly wrap-up for August 9, 2014
08 Aug 2014
Troubles in the Pacific Northwest dominated the news this week.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for August 8
08 Aug 2014
Major container lines announced general rate increases taking place in mid-August through October this week.
The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index for northern Europe ports fell 7.8 percent this week.
08 Aug 2014
Spot rates from Asia to northern Europe continued a trend of peaks and valleys this week, giving up nearly half of pricing gains achieved around Aug. 1 general rate increases.
U.S. containerized paper exports, first half 2014 vs. first half 2013
06 Aug 2014
U.S. containerized exports of scrap paper are falling, and the drop is partly responsible for slow U.S. export growth.
Drewry’s benchmark rate for container traffic heading from Hong Kong to Los Angeles rose 20.8 percent this week.
06 Aug 2014
An Aug. 1 general rate increase and high peak-season volumes heading to the U.S. pushed spot rates from Asia to the U.S. to their highest levels this year.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for August 1
01 Aug 2014
Several container lines announced this week general rate increases for the month of September.
First Half in Review
01 Aug 2014
The first half of 2014 saw the start of several stories that JOC.com will most likely be covering for the next year and perhaps beyond.
Artist’s rendition of one of Matson’s planned Aloha Class vessels.
01 Aug 2014
Jones Act carrier Matson posted slight declines in second-quarter net profit and operating income but said it expects its operating results in the second half of 2014 to show improvement from a year ago.
SCFI: Shanghai to Northern Europe
01 Aug 2014
August general rate increases have given a boost to spot rates on all of the major lanes this week.