5.6 C
London
Friday, February 28, 2020
Home News Cross Strait box traffic falls in Jan-Sept

Cross Strait box traffic falls in Jan-Sept

In September, 201,273 TEUs of containers were directly traded between Taiwan and China, decreasing 8.4% year on year from 219,731 TEUs, the former’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) unveiled on Oct. 25. In the first nine months (January-September), a total of 1,833,242 TEUs were transported between the economies, down 2.82% from 1,886,450 TEUs.

Looking at container volumes shipped out of major ports in Taiwan, Kaohsiung was responsible for 900,909 TEUs, down 7.99%; Keelung, 433,698 TEUs, down 0.74%; Taichung, 412,479 TEUs, up 6.01%; and Taipei, 86,156 TEUs, up 5.92%. As these figures indicates, Taichung reached the top position in terms of year-on-year growth, while Taipei finished in second place.

- Advertisment -your ad here

Latest Posts

Hapag-Lloyd increases prices from North Europe

Hapag-Lloyd announces an increased Ocean Tariff rate for all cargoes for 20’ and 40’ General Purpose (incl. High Cube Container) as well as 20’...

OOCL withdraws several Asia-Europe sailings

In response to the expected low demand in the market, OOCL announces the withdrawal of the following Asia-Europe sailings that are in addition to...

Wan Hai and Interasia launch southern China-Southeast Asia service

Wan Hai Lines of Taiwan and Japanese intra-Asia carrier Interasia Lines will launch a new service that connects the Pearl River Delta ports with...

CMA CGM applies fresh rates from Asia

CMA CGM applies new Freight All Kinds (FAK) rates as follows as from 1 April 2020 (date of loading in the origin ports) until...

Maersk adds blank sailings on YoYo service

Maersk has seen a further reduction in demand due to the extended holiday period announced in China and endeavors to balance its network to...