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Global container freight index shows world trade up in November

The Container Throughput Index of the Rheinisch-Westfälische Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI) and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL) recorded a healthy increase to 122.1 points in November. The Institute notes that index figures for September and October had to...

27 July 2021
Categories: Freight News



Import cargo volume at U.S. container ports rose in December

According to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) import cargo volumes at U.S. major retail container ports saw an unexpected increase during the industry's busy holiday season. "We won't see final sales numbers for...

27 July 2021
Categories: Freight News


Port of Montreal had a record year in 2016

During a ceremony awarding the traditional Gold-Headed Cane to the captain of the first ship to arrive in the harbour in 2017, the Port of Montreal announced that it handled 35.2 million tonnes of freight in 2016. The preliminary statistics (unaudited)...

27 July 2021
Categories: Freight News