Drewry’s composite World Container index increased 2% to $5,340.30 per 40ft container (updated Thursday, 21 January 2021), its highest level since 2011.
Two-year spot freight rate trend for the World Container Index:
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IMO 2020 BAF Tracker: We’ve introduced a simple, clear indexing mechanism to help determine changes in the BAF charges during the lifetime of a contract.
Global Port Throughput: Every month we publish global Port Throughput Indices - a series of volume growth/decline indices based on monthly throughput data for a sample of over 220 ports worldwide.