Ports/Logistics

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Ports

May throughput assessment up

Global port volumes for May have been adjusted upwards due to stronger than expected performances in China and the US. Latest projections for May show a 3.7% month on month rebound compared to April, and a year on year drop of just -0.7% compared to May 2021.

Ports

May China Port Volume Better Than Expected

Chinese container port volumes rebounded sharply in May, recovering by 7.1% compared to the weak April numbers and a 3.9% gain year on year.

Congestion

Global Port Congestion Up

Global port congestion increased to 12.4% as at 19 June 2022, with congestion picking up again in Chinese ports especially around Ningbo, Shanghai and Qingdao.

Port Congestion

PORT CONGESTION DOWN

Global port congestion dropped from 13.1% to 11.1% in the past week, due mainly to the fall in Chinese port congestion.

Ports

Top 3 Ports Volume Up MoM

The top 3 ports in the world all reported improved throughput volumes in May, with Shanghai retaining the top spot at 3.4m teu last month for a 10.3% MoM rebound.

Ports

May Volume Up MoM Down YoY

Global port volumes are expected to rebound by 1.5% in May compared to April..... Despite the encouraging rebound, overall volumes in May remain 2.8% lower compared to the same period last year.

Ports

Mexican pacific ports gained

Mexico has been a key beneficiary of the container traffic boom in the last 2 years where Mexican ports have enjoyed a significant spillover of North American cargo demand

Ports

Apr throughput flagged weakening end demand

What may have gone unnoticed by the market is the outperformance of port throughput in China relative to the other Asian cargo origins. Shanghai lockdown has many expected a drop in volume out of China ...

Ports

Barge traffic mitigate fall in throughput

Chinese port volumes were surprisingly resilient in April, with overall container volumes dropping by just 0.2% YoY last month despite the extended lockdowns in Shanghai that brought down the main Chinese port’s throughput by 17.0% YoY.

Ports

Shenzhen port up 18% MoM

Container handling volumes at the port of Shenzhen rebounded sharply in April to reach 2.61m teu, for a 18% gain compared to March and 44% against February’s numbers.

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