International Freight News Incorporating

Asia-Europe rates fall further

Spot market rates drop last week by another 14.4% to lowest level since 2009, as carriers pin hopes on May GRIs

GRIs set to fail, leading lines to lay up ships

Pushing through rate increases in an oversupplied market is a ‘very tough sell’, observes Drewry

Violent freight crime rises again

Incidents involving organised criminal gangs up 4.5%, year on year, TAPA reports

Amsterdam tonnages hit by slowing Chinese output

Airport reports first quarterly fall in volumes in almost two years