Trans-Pacific

18 Apr 2014
Spot container freight rates measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index were mixed again this week...
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.
03 Apr 2014
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission yesterday unanimously voted to allow the G6 Alliance to expand into the Asia-U.S. West Coat and trans-Atlantic routes.
Drewry Container Rate Benchmark, April 2, 2014.
02 Apr 2014
The Drewry benchmark rate for shipping from Hong Kong to Los Angeles fell $50 to $1,836 per 40-foot container in the week of April 2, its lowest level in the last 14 weeks.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for March 28
28 Mar 2014
Multiple carriers have planned rate increases in various trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and lackluster global demand continues.
28 Mar 2014
With nerves fraying about upcoming talks between waterfront employers and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, with memories fresh of jurisdictional issues that have led to sporadic protests in the Pacific Northwest and with chassis shortages causing long delays at Los Angeles-Long Beach, West Coast ports are as exposed as they’ve been in recent memory.
The SCFI for North Europe rose 44.0 percent in the week ending March 28.
28 Mar 2014
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to northern Europe and Mediterranean ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index jumped in the week of March 28...
Drewry Container Rate Benchmark, March 26, 2014.
27 Mar 2014
The Drewry benchmark rate for shipping from Hong Kong to Los Angeles fell $100 from last week to $1,886 per 40-foot container in the week of March 26...
25 Mar 2014
Growing numbers of shippers and freight forwarders are signing index-linked container contracts (ILCCs) with ocean carriers in response to increased market volatility, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, U.S. West Coast, week ending March 21, 2014.
21 Mar 2014
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to U.S. West Coast dropped $66 per 40-foot container from last week...
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.

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