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9:42pm 26th June 2022
Shippers say easing of India rates is 'calm before peak season storm'

Cargo owners in India believe the easing of container freight rates across the major tradelanes in June will be short-lived, with the peak season hitt...

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11:05pm 23rd June 2022
Port Congestion Will Prevent Container Shipping’s Return to Normal in 2022

Fitch Ratings is calling for another solid year for container shipping industry earnings as port congestion will continue to prevent a return to pre-p...

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9:23pm 21st June 2022
Carriers 'more aggressive' over 'unfair' container detention in Australia

Shipping lines calling at Australia are becoming “more aggressive” over container detention, adding to supply chain costs from landside congestion...

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9:35pm 19th June 2022
10.5% of containership fleet remains unavailable due to delays

The number of containerships delayed at ports has started to improve, however 10.5% of the global fleet capacity remains unavailable.As global supply ...

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9:27pm 16th June 2022
Shanghai lockdown is over, but don't expect 'business as usual

The Shanghai lockdown is over.However, forwarders have warned that ‘business as usual’ remains a long way off for China’s biggest container port...

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10:22pm 14th June 2022
Shippers claim proposed carbon tax could be 'world's biggest BAF'

Shippers in the US and Europe have raised concerns about the shift of the carbon pricing debate, claiming that a carbon tax could turn into “the wor...

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9:56pm 13th June 2022
World Events Redistribute Supply Chains

Trade disruptions from China’s lockdowns and the war in Ukraine are seen doing for Southeast Asia what the U.S.’s spat with Beijing couldn’t mea...

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9:40pm 9th June 2022
Middle East ports top global efficiency rankings

New research into container port performance last year has thrown into relief recent efficiency gains achieved by Middle East ports, with four facilit...

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10:05pm 7th June 2022
Swamped U.S. Seaports Are Bracing for an Earlier Peak Shipping Season

Gateways stretched thin by record cargoes and congestion say this year’s crush will come weeks early, as importers try to ensure their goods arrive ...

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