The Dispatch - Week 18

Rates

The market continues to ‘feel’ like it’s going to drop further, but currently the situation remains the same. Any options below the advertised prices are applicable to specific vessel options.

It really is very much a spot market play at the minute, as always get in touch for specific pricing option.s

XSI® - C

Report a figure of $10,775 per 40’ container (FEU) dated 03/05/22 (down 0.38% WoW)

FBX

Report a figure of $10.565 per 40’ container (FEU) dated 06/05/22 (down 4% WoW)


News

Forwarder slams Maersk ‘incompetence’ as alliances come into question - The Loadstar
A freight forwarder who has been waiting for Maersk to deliver freight which is more than a month late, has excoriated the Danish line, not just for its service, but also for its poor communication. It brings into sharp focus the unprecedentedly poor service performance of the lines at a time when t…
A forwarding veteran with over 30 years in the business and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Mr Woods said he had “never seen this level of incompetence”…..See in pretty regularly from the shipping lines to be fair!
‘Unreasonable fees’ send Australian shippers into multi-billion dollar frenzy - The Loadstar
Australian shippers are battling a double-whammy of spiralling supply chain inflation, container detention fees and delays to manufacturing in China. Not shy of criticising the “foreign-owned” shipping lines serving Australia, today the Freight & Trade Alliance (F&TA) has again called for greater re…
Lots of buzz around unfair detention & demurrage at the moment. Something needs to change!
The Way We Look At The Global Economy Needs To Change
By Brendan Murray and Michelle Jamrisko Apr 30, 2022, (Bloomberg) —Global supply chains are knotting up from China to Denmark, sparking re-examinations of things as macro as globalization itself and micro as trucking...
“No longer should we look at growth, inflation and monetary policy through the lens of demand. Instead, it is supply that’s key.”

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