China

China

21 Jan 2022
Yantian International Container Terminal (YICT) and Shekou Container Terminal are restricting the number of export containers they will accept in an effort to clear an existing backlog of boxes in advance of the Lunar New Year holiday on Feb. 1.
20 Jan 2022
A new key performance indicator measuring the congested ports of Europe, Asia, and the US in terms of TEU waiting days shows most of the bottlenecks are occurring at North American terminals.
19 Jan 2022
Despite an expected return to single-digit monthly increases in imports from Asia this year, already-stressed US ports are still likely to struggle to handle cargo volumes.
18 Jan 2022
Price is taking a back seat to reliability and predictability in this year’s service contract negotiations as shippers push carriers for larger space commitments while carriers are favoring customers with a proven ability to deliver committed volumes on a consistent basis.
18 Jan 2022
There will be an enormous gap in the price between zero-emission fuel and conventional marine fuel over the next 20 years – something that needs to be addressed, according to a report from the Getting to Zero Coalition.
14 Jan 2022
Soaring rate levels swept aside a decline in Maersk’s Q4 volumes and set the carrier on course to report an even more profitable 2021 than expected.
13 Jan 2022
Initially considered a temporary measure, some forwarders believe the shift from relying on fixed-price block space agreements with airlines to full charter operations has become permanent.
10 Jan 2022
A new vessel queueing system in Oakland, similar to the process implemented in Los Angeles-Long Beach, is designed to reduce pollution and promote vessel safety amid expectations of a growing backlog of ships.
10 Jan 2022
All restrictions have been lifted on operations at the three container terminals in Ningbo’s Beilun district and around 80 percent of the available trucking capacity serving the key port has been restored.
07 Jan 2022
Retailers are pulling back somewhat on their growth projection for imports because global supply chain problems will continue to restrict cargo volumes moving through US ports.
07 Jan 2022
Cargo is being diverted from China’s Ningbo port as shippers continue to grapple with trucker shortages and warehouse closures that have made it impossible to get products to and from factories in areas that are locked down.