With carriers carefully adjusting their schedules to meet demand during the global pandemic, access to a regularly updated picture of service availability is more important than ever. We closely analyse our various service and schedule data feeds to provide a forward picture of anticipated market development - by alliance across the main trades, and to provide historical context include year-on-year comparisons in the weekly analysis.
NB: weekly Insights now include port waiting time events for Los Angeles and Long Beach, and year-on-year comparison
As well as a summary assessment and commentary against each key trade lane, weekly updates include:
History of weekly Cancelled Sailings by alliance and trade lane (e.g. Week 23-42) - past 16 weeks
A weekly ’forward analysis’ of cancellations for each main trade; Transpacific Eastbound, Asia-North Europe and Mediterranean and Transatlantic Westbound
Cancelled vs Scheduled Sailings
Capacity Availability Indicator (anticipating capacity on each trade over the next 4 weeks)
Monthly year-on-year cancelled sailings comparison (2020 vs 2021), by trade lane and alliance
Cancelled vessel names and capacity for major east-West trades (past 16 weeks)
Analysis of port waiting events for two leading US port hubs
To provide a snapshot assessment of each main trade lane, weekly report updates include a traffic-light indicator of available capacity. Various inputs go into this indicator, including cancellation numbers and spot rate development on that trade.