Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement

Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement

19 Nov 2014
U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioners voted 3-2 to ask members of the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement more questions on their proposal to permanently include westbound trans-Pacific trade in their discussion agreement.
03 Nov 2014
Shipping lines that carry U.S. exports to Asia are expected to adjust their fuel surcharges on Jan. 1 to reflect new low-sulfur content rules and changes in operating conditions in the westbound trans-Pacific.
Shipping containers in port with crane
16 Oct 2013
Container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement Westbound section are attempting to set...
12 Apr 2013
The Federal Maritime Commission, including William P. Doyle, commissioner of the transportation agency, has voted to take no further action to delay the effective date of the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement amendment to include westbound trans-Pacific trade.
Brian Conrad
03 Apr 2013
Brian Conrad, executive administrator of the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement, explains why the TSA is being expanded to include the westbound trans-Pacific market.
03 Apr 2013
A combination of market indicators and forward bookings are pointing toward the early stages of an upswing in cargo volume on trans-Pacific trade routes, justifying the latest round of rate increases that took effect on April 1...
06 Feb 2013
The National Industrial Transportation League urged the Federal Maritime Commission
27 Nov 2012
Members of the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement filed an amendment with the U.S.
Trans-Pacific Carriers Look for Pricing Rebound
05 Nov 2012
After a brutal summer that saw exports to Asia soften and freight rates deteriorate steadily, trans-Pacific cargo volumes began to pick up in early October.
04 Sep 2012
Container shipping lines in the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement have announced a recommended Oct.
31 Aug 2012
Shipping lines that carry U.S.
24 Aug 2012
APL Ltd. will discontinue its membership in the carrier discussion group in the westbound trade between the U.S. and Asia effective Sept. 1.
12 Jul 2012
The U.S.
01 Jun 2012
Shipping lines in the westbound Pacific intend to increase their rates on dry cargo exports to Asia by $50 per 40-foot container from California ports and $100 per FEU from the Pacific Northwest and i
08 May 2012
Trans-Pacific carriers announced proposed rate increases of $300 to $400 per 40-foot container unit, effective July 1, on shipments of frozen and chilled beef, pork and poultry shipments exported from
10 Apr 2012
Container shipping lines in the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement have announced further rate hikes for dry
06 Mar 2012
Exporters are complaining about inaccuracies in ocean carriers’ electronic data that expose shippers to costs and delays.
28 Feb 2012
Container ship lines in the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement have announced rate increases for dry cargoes as they try to stem losses in the U.S.-Asia market.
22 Nov 2011
Shipping lines that carry U.S. exports to Asia intend to increase their refrigerated container rates effective Jan 1.
12 Oct 2011
Horizon Lines said it will raise rates on its U.S. shipments to China on Nov.
11 Oct 2011
Carriers in the westbound Pacific trades reconfirmed their intention to implement export rate increases generally of $100 to $200 per 40-foot container effective Nov. 1.
06 Oct 2011
Maersk Line plans to increase freight rates on westbound cargo from the U.S. to the Far East, starting Nov. 15.
30 Sep 2011
The Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement said its member carriers plan to implement targeted rate increases on export commodities Nov. 1.
07 Sep 2011
The Federal Maritime Commission extended by seven months its oversight of carriers involved in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement and Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement.
15 Apr 2011
The Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement, a discussion group of 10 ocean carriers in the trade, published the checklist in order to improve clarity in the contracting process and minimize th
08 Mar 2011
Shipping lines that carry U.S. exports to Asia face the paradox of declining freight rates even as cargo volume remains quite strong.
24 Sep 2010
Trans-Pacific container lines formed a 16-member shipper advisory board to discuss solutions to problems that provoked complaints by exporters of agricultural goods and other commodities.
09 Sep 2010
The Federal Maritime Commission is stepping up its oversight of the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement and the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement by ordering verbatim records of their me