A fourth quarter operational update from OOCL gives the first glimpse of what to expect from carriers as they head for a highly profitable year.
The latest news and analysis on containerized shipping and global trade with China.
Guangzhou Port Group/Port of Nansha North America announces Rod Ragoner as vice president of sales and marketing
14 Jan 2021
The China-Europe rail network is creaking under the same space and equipment shortages, and soaring rate levels, that are disrupting air and ocean markets.
13 Jan 2021
With most feeder services in the Pearl River Delta currently suspended, the movement of containers to and from Hong Kong and Shenzhen is being severely disrupted.
12 Jan 2021
All Kuehne + Nagel cargo on the air freight trade lane between Amsterdam and Los Angeles will be carried by aircraft flying on sustainable aviation fuel.
11 Jan 2021
While signing so-called early-bird contracts is not a new phenomenon in the eastbound trans-Pacific, this year is different because the early signings are more frequent and driven more by space guarantees than freight rate considerations.
08 Jan 2021
A growing number of forwarders are taking the bold step of chartering ships as a way to directly control shipping capacity and provide more reliable services.
08 Jan 2021
With importers of lower-value cargo in the EU unwilling to pay record rates, some factories in China will close early and delay the shipping until after the holidays.
06 Jan 2021
Carriers in the eastbound trans-Pacific are charging all-inclusive rates of more than $6,000 per FEU to the West Coast and $8,000 per FEU to the East Coast in today’s extremely tight market, forwarders say.
06 Jan 2021
Trans-Pacific air cargo rates maintained their upward track into the New Year, and even though prices fell slightly on the other east-west trades, global volume growth has continued.
05 Jan 2021
Frustrated shippers and forwarders want European competition authorities to take action against what they have labeled market distorting practices by container carriers.
04 Jan 2021
CMA CGM will launch a Yantian-to-Oakland premium service, which will be the only first-call inbound service from Asia to date for the Northern California port.
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