Drewry World Container Index

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What is it? The Drewry World Container Index is a composite of 40-foot ocean container freight rates on 8 major routes to/from the US, Europe and Asia as assessed by Drewry Maritime Research. This is primarily used as a benchmark for 40-foot ocean container spot rates across the various trade lanes that it represents. Trade Lanes Covered WCI.SHALAX – Shanghai … Read More

Ocean Shipments Report

Hannah BlalockMaritime

What is the Ocean Shipments Report?  The Ocean Shipments Report, also known as OSR, displays ocean container and shipment volumes 7 days in the future. The container volume is measured in TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units), and shipment volumes represent bills of lading. The index represents the daily volume of twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) volumes being booked with ocean container lines … Read More

Ocean Shipments Index (OOSI/IOSI)

Hannah BlalockMaritime

What is it? An index representing the daily shipment volumes being booked with ocean container lines for a specific country of origin, or a specific port within a country of origin. The date that is being used as the daily value is the Estimated Date of Departure (ETD) on each booking that has been confirmed by the ocean carrier as … Read More

Ocean TEUs Index (OOTI/IOTI)

Hannah BlalockMaritime

What is it? An index representing the daily volume of twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) volumes being booked with ocean container lines for a specific country of origin, or a specific port within a country of origin. The index is calculated on a 10-day moving average, and is indexed to January 1st, 2019 using a baseline of 100 for each specific … Read More

Freightos Baltic Daily Index (FBXD)

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What is it? The Freightos Baltic Daily Index measures the daily price movements of 40-foot containers in 12 major maritime lanes. It is expressed as an average price per 40-foot container. This index is the world’s only ocean container pricing index that is reported daily. In addition to average daily prices across 12 major maritime lanes, the difference between FBXD.CNAW … Read More

Loaded TEUs (IMPTEU, EXPTEU, VOLTEU, and SPDTEU)

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Loaded TEUs – Imported (IMPTEU) What is it? This is the monthly total of containerized freight volumes imported into US ports as officially reported by each respective US port authority. This is measured in twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEUs), which is a measurement used in the maritime industry to record international containerized freight volumes. Even though these volumes are reported as if … Read More

Port Import Market Share (PIMS)

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What is it? Port Import Market Share of U.S. Customs Maritime Import Shipments (PIMS). This is the market share that each U.S. port is capturing of the total U.S. Customs Maritime Import Shipments on a monthly basis. The U.S. ports labeled in this ticker are the U.S. ports that were identified as the ports of entry on the bill of … Read More

Internal Waterways Tonnage (IWTON.USA)

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What is it? Is a measure of the total tonnage transported through internal US waterways for the given month. Who is interested? Logistics Trackers, Railroad Customer Service, Domestic Container Fleet Managers, Freight Forwarders, Pricing Analysts, Operations Managers, Dispatchers, Brokers, and Analysts What does it tell me? This index shows the total tonnage transported throughout internal US waterways Not a SONAR … Read More

US Customs Maritime Import Shipments (CSTM, WCSTM, MCSTM)

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What is it? This displays data related to import shipments into the US as reported by Customs and Border Patrol (USCBP). This is the total number of import shipments and includes both containerized and non-containerized goods. This is available in the follow time frames: Daily – 7-day moving average (CSTM) Weekly (WCSTM) Monthly (MCSTM) Who is interested? Freight forwarders, NVOCCs, … Read More