The Dispatch - Week 24

Rates

The situation remains very much the same for pricing from Asia to Europe. Rates are bobbing around at similar levels, with lower deals available on specific sailing options for limited TEU volumes. With talk of an ‘early peak season’ being mentioned more frequently, it will be interesting to see if this has a knock on effect on pricing.

XSI® - C

Report a figure of $10,270 per 40’ container (FEU) dated 23/05/22 (down 1.38% WoW)

FBX

Report a figure of $10,697 per 40’ container (FEU) dated 17/06/22 (up 1% WoW)


News

Shift to integrated logistics necessary, but it ‘will stifle competition’ - The Loadstar
Integrated logistics hinders competition and needs to be managed properly, according to the COO of start-up Zeus Labs, Alistair Lindsay. He claims regulatory intervention is necessary for a more democratic logistics sector to emerge. Speaking on a platform with Maersk’s UK and Ireland representative…
How disruptive will Europe’s box line air freight services become? - The Loadstar
While Maersk, CMA CGM and MSC are each seeking a bigger footprint in logistics, and in air freight in particular, there are clear differences in how they are going about it, according to Ludwig Hausmann, who leads the air cargo service line within the global transport and logistics practice of McKin…
Carriers ‘fire-fighting’ in battle to ease congestion at N Europe ports - The Loadstar
Maersk is looking to overland Asian containers at less-congested North European ports and evacuate long-stay imports to off-dock storage facilities in a bid to mitigate congestion and strikes. The carrier said congestion at its Bremerhaven hub had reached “a critical level”, which was “impacting yar…

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