The Dispatch - Week 19

Rates

Much of the same this week on the rates from China and Asia. Spot rates deals are still very much the best best for the cheapest rates, with traditional liner options falling below the new Charter services in most container sizes (20’s the exception)

XSI® - C

Report a figure of $10,569 per 40’ container (FEU) dated 11/05/22 (down 0.57% WoW)

FBX

Report a figure of $10,565 per 40’ container (FEU) dated 13/05/22 (down 0% WoW)


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