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Rail Traffic for the Week Ending September 17, 2022

AJOT | September 21, 2022 | Intermodal | Rail | By The Numbers

For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 490,654 carloads and intermodal units, down 2.9 percent compared with the same week last year.

FTR Reports Preliminary Trailer Orders Fell in August to 16,400 Units

AJOT | September 21, 2022 | Intermodal | Trucking | By The Numbers

FTR reports preliminary trailer orders fell 3% m/m in August to a total of 16,400 units. August 2022 trailer order activity was +21% y/y with orders now totaling 286,000 units for the past twelve months.

North American Transborder Freight up 19.1% in July 2022 from July 2021
North American Transborder Freight up 19.1% in July 2022 from July 2021

AJOT | September 21, 2022 | Intermodal | Trucking | Rail | By The Numbers

Total transborder freight: $132.6 billion of transborder freight moved by all modes of transportation, up 19.1% compared to July 2021

Steel prices mixed, US OCTG rates to remain high - Rystad Energy

AJOT | September 21, 2022 | International Trade | Commodity | By The Numbers

Here is Rystad Energy’s weekly steel and OCTG note from Alistair Ramsay and Marina Bozkurt

Port Houston Sets New Container Record
Port Houston Sets New Container Record

AJOT | September 19, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Container volume continues to break records at Port Houston. Total container volume in August was 382,842 TEUs, which is 20% more than the same month last year and an increase of 47,476 TEUs over May 2022, previously the biggest month for containers at Port Houston.

Valenciaport records highs in import containers and falls in transit
Valenciaport records highs in import containers and falls in transit

AJOT | September 19, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

In year-on-year terms, 890,291 full unloading containers have been moved through Valenciaport's docks, an increase of 12.88%

Strikes in Felixstowe and Liverpool a double whammy to UK’s overstressed Supply Chain
Strikes in Felixstowe and Liverpool a double whammy to UK’s overstressed Supply Chain

AJOT | September 19, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Ports of Le Havre, Antwerp and Bremerhaven exceed container availability levels beyond 0.90 as Europe’s ‘overstressed’ supply chain grapples with the congestion and piling up of empty containers

Charting the Global Economy: Inflation Winds Keep Blowing Strong

Bloomberg | September 17, 2022 | International Trade | By The Numbers

Inflation continues to rattle the global economy, forcing monetary authorities to strengthen efforts to extinguish it.

Port of Long Beach Has Second-Busiest August
Port of Long Beach Has Second-Busiest August

AJOT | September 16, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Progress made in moving cargo off the docks as consumer spending slows

Air cargo tonnages drop further
Air cargo tonnages drop further

AJOT | September 16, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters | By The Numbers

WorldACD's latest views on air cargo market developments, covering each of the last 5 weeks up to Sunday September 11.

Port of LA Cargo Volume Eases In August
Port of LA Cargo Volume Eases In August

AJOT | September 16, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Early Arrival of Holiday Goods, Economic Concerns Begin to Slow Record Pace

Tumbling spot rates close gap between main Asia to US West Coast trades

AJOT | September 16, 2022 | Maritime | Liner Shipping | By The Numbers

The latest ocean freight rates data from Xeneta shows that spot prices across the main trans-Pacific and US West Coast corridors have converged over the past two to three months, with dramatic declines since the all-time highs recorded earlier this year.

In the first half of 2022, 24% of U.S. electricity generation came from renewable sources
In the first half of 2022, 24% of U.S. electricity generation came from renewable sources

AJOT | September 09, 2022 | Energy | Alternative | By The Numbers

In the first six months of 2022, 24% of U.S. utility-scale electricity generation came from renewable sources, based on data from our Electric Power Monthly.

Drewry’s Latest Port Throughput Indices
Drewry’s Latest Port Throughput Indices

AJOT | September 09, 2022 | Maritime | Liner Shipping | By The Numbers

The Drewry Container Port Throughput Indices are a series of calendar adjusted volume growth/decline indices based on monthly throughput data for a sample of over 235 ports worldwide, representing over 75% of global volumes. The base point for the indices is January 2012 = 100.

Canada Sheds Jobs for Third Month, Unemployment Rate Jumps to 5.4%

Bloomberg | September 09, 2022 | International Trade | By The Numbers

Canadian employment levels unexpectedly fell for a third straight month in August and the jobless rate jumped, a potential signal interest-rate hikes have started to cool the tight labor market.

WorldACD: Air cargo trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 35): Tonnages stabilize
WorldACD: Air cargo trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 35): Tonnages stabilize

AJOT | September 09, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters | By The Numbers

Worldwide air cargo tonnages dropped again slightly in the final few days of August and into early September after rebounding in the last full week of last month, the latest figures from WorldACD Market Data reveal.

The Valencia Containerised Freight Index (VCFI) grows 1.1% in August
The Valencia Containerised Freight Index (VCFI) grows 1.1% in August

AJOT | September 02, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

This price index is based on the export prices recorded by the Port of Valencia, a benchmark in the world of the Mediterranean Sea container due to its volume.

WorldACD Air cargo trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 34)
WorldACD Air cargo trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 34)

AJOT | September 02, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters | By The Numbers

Air cargo volumes and rates increase end of August

FEMA awards nearly $1M in Grants to Port of South Louisiana for tech upgrades

AJOT | September 02, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

The Port of South Louisiana was awarded $955,339 in Port Security grant funding from the Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Asia Pacific flight capacity lags behind global recovery

AJOT | August 25, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines | By The Numbers

IBA published its monthly Aviation Industry Barometer for July 2022, showing that whilst Asia-Pacific lags behind, it does show healthy signals with a 20% growth year-on-year.

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