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K+N reports major gains in 2017

But rates pressures lead to drop in full-year ocean freight earnings

Europe International

Asia-Europe boxship utilisation fell to 75% in fourth quarter

Lines’ failure to match capacity with demand is undermining pricing, including transpacific contact negotiation position

Asia Pacific Europe

Spot rates plateau ahead of Chinese New Year

Carriers unable to push through last minute rate hike before Chinese factories close for the holiday period
Containers Containers Data Hub

Strong transpacific box growth expected after record 2017

Healthy retail demand in 2018 will support US box import expansion, says latest assessment

North America United States

US trucking shortages likely to worsen

Further road freight capacity and driver shortfalls expected when new regulations become fully enforced from April — until rate rises feed through to driver wages

North America United States

Liner reliability on major trades slumps

Performance of containership operators plunged 8.4 points last year to 74.5%, says analyst

Asia Pacific Europe
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