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World Container Index - 17 May

The World Container Index assessed by Drewry, a composite of container freight rates on 8 major routes to/from the US, Europe and Asia, is down by 1.1% to $1367.14/40ft container [updated Thurs, 17 May 18]. 

 

Two-year spot freight rate trend for the World Container Index:

World Container Index assessed by Drewry
World Container Index assessed by Drewry

Our detailed assessment for Thursday, 17 May 2018

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