Trans-Pacific

17 Feb 2017
Spot rates in eastbound Pacific dropping during post-Chinese New Year lull, but not as steeply as last year.
16 Dec 2016
Surging trans-Pacific spot rates put the squeeze on US importers moving goods ahead of Chinese New Year celebrations in Asia.
15 Dec 2016
Asia-Europe and trans-Pacific contract rates are set to rise through 2017.
09 Dec 2016
Spot rates in the eastbound Pacific edged lower this week, but another modest spike in freight rates is anticipated later this month.
04 Dec 2016
Unless something changes dramatically, container lines risk a repeat of the brutal 2015 to 2016 contracting season; deepening industry losses are set to approach $10 billion this year alone.
02 Dec 2016
Eastbound trans-Pacific spot rates are sliding on the wind down of the peak season.
18 Nov 2016
Spot market rates have continued to decline on the Asia-Europe and Asia-US trades.
16 Nov 2016
Dry bulk carrier is set to acquire Hanjin Shipping's five 6,500-TEU ships, in an attempt to diversify its holdings.
11 Nov 2016
Spot freight rates in the eastbound Pacific declined slightly this week, but imports from Asia are still at peak-season levels and are supporting relatively strong rate levels.
09 Nov 2016
Container lines are seeking to lock the higher trans-Pacific spot rates that resulted from the collapse of Hanjin Shipping into long-term service contracts.
05 Nov 2016
Freight rates are on the rise on the Asia to east coast of South America trade lane following a drastic reduction in capacity.
04 Nov 2016
More evidence of shippers’ engaging in a “flight to quality” by favoring container lines perceived to be stable following the Aug. 31 Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy came from Maersk Line's third-quarter results released this week.