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Topic of the week

Will it be a happy Chinese New Year for carriers?

Will it be a happy Chinese New Year for carriers?

The recovery time for spot market freight rates after Chinese New Year can take an awfully long time.

Latest Trade Routes

Improving, but still shaky

A less than convincing performance in the Asia to Mediterranean headhaul market and a sharp fall in Turkish imports have dulled westbound growth prospects.

23 Dec 2018

Trade Routes Asia-Mediterranean
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Turning the tide

Container traffic from Asia to North Europe is finally trending upwards. So far, pricing gains have been minimal for carriers.

07 Dec 2018

Trade Routes Asia-North Europe
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Industry at a glance

World Container Index

East-West composite (US$/feu)

IFO 380 Bunker Prices

Rotterdam (USD$ per tonne)

Global Port Throughput

Jan 2008 = 100

Idle Capacity

(teu)

Recent Feature Articles

Have we reached peak ULCV delivery?

Have we reached peak ULCV delivery?

A record amount of mega-ships of 18,000 teu and above was delivered in 2018, but will delivery delays and slow steaming come to the rescue of carriers?
Scrubbers on the rise

Scrubbers on the rise

With just over one year to go before the IMO’s new marine fuel sulphur cap of 0.5% comes into force, more containership owners are opting for exhaust scrubbers. Could this reap immediate supply-side benefits?
Where do you see yourself in five years?

Where do you see yourself in five years?

Carriers are starting to distinguish themselves with new corporate strategies.

Latest Trade Routes

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North-South Trade Routes

Asia-East Coast South America (6) Asia-Mid East-South Asia (8) Asia-Oceania (8) Asia-Southern Africa (4) Asia-West Africa (10) Europe-East Coast South America (8) Europe-Mid East-South Asia (7) North America-East Coast South America (5) Select All

Improving, but still shaky


23 Dec 2018 · Trade Route Asia-Mediterranean


A less than convincing performance in the Asia to Mediterranean headhaul market and a sharp fall in Turkish imports have dulled westbound growth prospects.
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Turning the tide


07 Dec 2018 · Trade Route Asia-North Europe


Container traffic from Asia to North Europe is finally trending upwards. So far, pricing gains have been minimal for carriers.
Read more

Wait and see


25 Nov 2018 · Trade Route Asia-East Coast North America


Tighter space conditions have raised the freight rate premium on Asia-East Coast North America services. Future capacity decisions will likely be dictated by the fallout from 1 January tariffs.
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Thank you, Mr President?


11 Nov 2018 · Trade Route Asia-West Coast North America


Service withdrawals and new tariffs sent Asia to West Coast North America container spot freight rates into hyper-drive from the end of July, but there could be a sting in the tail.
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