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Ocean freight rates at record levels

Global container freight rates continued to sky-rocket into the new year as major freight companies applied surcharges for premium [...]

China: Container shortage impacting prices of timber imports

The availability of shipping containers and disruptions to shipping schedules is impacting the flow of Chinese wood product imports.   [...]

China-Europe container rates continue to skyrocket; wood industry feeling price pressure

The China-Europe container crisis has escalated over the past week, with container prices reaching new highs, while the container [...]

Rising ocean freight rates having a huge impact on global timber trade

The latest maritime analysis report shows that the World Container Index has increased by 8.8%, or US$151, to [...]

Container lines face $17 billion fall in revenues, as the efforts to stop spread of coronavirus continue

Container lines could be facing a $17bn shortfall in revenues this year as developed economies’ efforts to halt the spread [...]