The Dispatch - Week 28


More mumblings across the industry of rates having peaked and the carrier's boom time being nearly over. Some interesting opinions on LinkedIn that rates could be as low as $2000 per FEU come Chinese New Year 2023 😱

I’m not sure we’ll see rates at those levels again, but interesting nonetheless, and signs are certainly there that the market continues to soften.

XSI® - C

Report a figure of $10,172 per 40’ container (FEU) dated 12/07/22 (up 0..38% WoW)


Report a figure of $10,471 per 40’ container (FEU) dated 15/07/22 (down 1% WoW)


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