Bleak outlook post-Chinese New Year prompts more blank voyages
As China begins its lunar new year celebrations this weekend, ocean carriers are desperately seeking ...
Currently, ocean freight rates continue to be below the required level to cover basic operating costs or transportation costs on our North Europe to Asia Trade. Considering that the current levels are unsustainable for the long term, we are announcing a General Rate Increase (GRI) which will be applied to all cargo loading on or after November 1.
The GRI, which is required in order to maintain a viable service level and a comprehensive liner network, is US$200 per 20ft or 40ft container