Monthly Archives: May 2018

MAERSK and MSC introduce an emergency bunker surcharge

“The increase in bunker price in 2018 has been significantly higher than what had been expected and has now reached a level of 440 USD/ton in Europe, the highest since 2014,” the company said in a customer advisory. As informed, the increase is more than 20 pct higher when compared to the beginning of 2018. [...]

2018-05-24T15:21:37+00:0024 May 2018|

Deepsea container freight rates hold on to last week’s gains

Deepsea container freight rates hold on to last week's gains as vessel utilisation rises Today’s Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) comprehensive index was up 2.1% this week reflecting a stable spot market for container shipments from Asia. The North Europe component of the SCFI ticked up by 1.8% to $788 per teu and crucially [...]

2018-08-06T08:16:04+00:009 May 2018|