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The CTS Global Aggregated Price Index

Container Trades Statistics is an independent company that collects freight rate information from container lines that belong to World Liner Data Ltd, to produce a monthly price index, in line with EU law, based on the 2008 quarterly average equalling 100.

Data Hub: CTS Global Price Index

Independent monthly price index for container lines


Latest From Containers Data Hub

Global box volume growth brakes sharply in March

SeaIntel says figures also suggest that carriers may not be at fault for faltering freight rates in the struggle to maintain utilisation

Asia Pacific Europe

Improving load factors could trigger Asia-Europe rate revival

Asia-northern Europe and Asia-Mediterranean utilisation will climb to around 96% and 87% respectively in the second quarter

Asia Pacific Europe

Late Chinese New Year drives February box traffic

Analysts expect full-year box growth of up to 5% in 2018
Europe Asia Pacific

Data Hub: Trade Statistics

Booming US market driving increased volumes on main trades in and out of North America

North America South America

Data Hub: World Boxship Fleet Update: 14,000 teu class back in vogue

With the raising of the Bayonne Bridge, the Panama Canal widening and dredging programmes at US east coast ports, vessels of 10,000 teu-15,000 teu can call at more terminals than ever before

International Containers Data Hub

Data Hub: Load Factors

Supply pressures poised to put the squeeze on transatlantic load factors in 2018

Europe North America
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