Trans-Pacific

Trans-Pacific volumes have been respectable this year, but they have still been unable to catch up with capacity introduced by container lines in the recent past.
26 Aug 2016
Vessels carrying peak-season imports from Asia are filling up.
20 Jun 2016
Container lines are facing “peak season blues,” according to shippers surveyed by Drewry Maritime Research.
17 Jun 2016
Spot rates on the trans-Pacific fell for the third straight week.
14 Jun 2016
Container lines keep cutting capacity even as the season for back-to-school restocking kicks into gear.
13 Jun 2016
The recent rate war between carriers on Asia-Europe does not appear to have had much of an upside.
10 Jun 2016
Container line attempts to increase rates on the major east-west trade lanes are not working.
Container lines are cutting capacity
09 Jun 2016
In what is possibly the most counter-intuitive development so far in this year’s unconventional trans-Pacific peak-shipping season, carriers have announced the suspension of two Asia-U.S. services.
08 Jun 2016
Trans-Pacific carriers are beginning to phase in their new deployments for the peak-shipping season.
03 Jun 2016
Spot rates in the eastbound Pacific increased again this week.
Trans-Pacific contract negotiations were particularly difficult for container lines in 2016.
01 Jun 2016
After completing the most disappointing service contracting season on record, shipping lines in the eastbound Pacific can at least feel confident that things won’t get any worse.
27 May 2016
Rise ends three consecutive weeks of decline.
25 May 2016
Commodities traditionally dominate U.S. containerized exports in terms of volume, but the stars are rarely aligned for U.S. exporters.