Trans-Pacific

12 May 2017
The commercial and operational environment in the largest US trade lane is unsettled right now due to new service contracts taking effect on May 1.
27 Feb 2017
The head of SM Line container shipping business has outlined his carrier's plans on the trans-Pacific.
27 Feb 2017
The recovery of short-term trans-Pacific rates “has happened already for quite some months.”
26 Feb 2017
Trans-Pacific ocean carriers’ newfound discipline on capacity could yield higher rates from shippers in the coming year — if they don’t fold under the pressure.
24 Feb 2017
This development could signal that carriers will exert more discipline than last year as they negotiate service contracts.
22 Feb 2017
Matson's premium China-Long Beach service should be a bright spot in 2017.
20 Feb 2017
Retailers and large direct importers urge restraint in interpreting the January import numbers.
17 Feb 2017
Spot rates in eastbound Pacific dropping during post-Chinese New Year lull, but not as steeply as last year.
13 Feb 2017
Spot rates in eastbound Pacific drop marginally in the second week of the Lunar New Year.
13 Feb 2017
The days when the largest, so-called premier carriers booked directly with beneficial cargo owners are over.
08 Feb 2017
There remain parallel, divergent narratives as to how strong the market truly is headed into the 2017 TPM conference later this month.
06 Feb 2017
The deal takes effect April 1 along with the reordering of global shipping alliances.