The Dispatch - Week 14

Rates

Continuing to see rates moving downward, though not dramatically. The indices below give a good picture of the trends, however achievable rates are actually below this level currently.

XSI® - C

Report a figure of $11,434 per 40’ container (FEU) dated 05/04/22 (down 9.96%)

FBX

Report a figure of $12,031 per 40’ container (FEU) dated 08/05/22 (down 0.5%)


News

Supply chains remain in chaos as Shanghai lockdown is extended indefinitely - The Loadstar
The Shanghai lockdown has been extended indefinitely, a move that casts further uncertainty over Chinese supply chains, as new data is published showing the impact on China’s ocean freight volumes. The severe restrictions in the eastern half of the city, including Pudong, were due to be lifted on Fr…
Liners still unable to offer uniform CO2 calculations - Splash247
Shippers keen to cut their CO2 footprint ought to ship with COSCO, China’s largest maritime conglomerate. The reason is nothing to do with COSCO’s vessels, rather its questionable online CO2 calculator. Container shipping has been castigated for years over its inability to provide accurate CO2 emiss…
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