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Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System’s 2021 navigation season starts strong

AJOT | May 18, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway | By The Numbers

Iron ore surges over 2020 tonnage; Seaway-wide tonnage up nearly four percent, tracking 5-year average

Spot volumes drop for first time in 7 weeks
Spot volumes drop for first time in 7 weeks

AJOT | May 18, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers

May 10 - 16 - With the exception of the flatbed sector, the truckload spot market showed signs of cooling down last week.

ATA Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.3% in April
ATA Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.3% in April

AJOT | May 18, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.3% in April after increasing 2.3% in March. In April, the index equaled 114.7 (2015=100) compared with 115.1 in March.

project44 warns blank sailing schedules portend delays well into the summer
project44 warns blank sailing schedules portend delays well into the summer

AJOT | May 18, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | By The Numbers

Carriers are canceling sailings well into the summer, indicating that under capacity will remain a headache for the foreseeable future.

DAT Truckload Volume Index slips 5% in April, falling from all-time high in March
DAT Truckload Volume Index slips 5% in April, falling from all-time high in March

AJOT | May 18, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers

Truckload freight activity declined last month but April was still the second busiest month on record for shippers, freight brokers and motor carriers, said DAT Freight & Analytics, which operates the industry’s largest online freight marketplace and DAT iQ data analytics service.

NWSA April 2021 volumes up 21.6%
NWSA April 2021 volumes up 21.6%

AJOT | May 18, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

The Northwest Seaport Alliance handled a total of 301,074 twenty-foot equivalent units(TEUs) in April, growing 21.6% compared to April 2020. Full imports increased 23.9%, while full exports decreased 12%.

Air cargo volumes back to normal, rates still go up, but drop 12% year-on-year
Air cargo volumes back to normal, rates still go up, but drop 12% year-on-year

AJOT | May 17, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines | By The Numbers

April 2021 may be remembered by some as the month in which at least part of the air cargo figures returned to some kind of normality.

The EV chargers market will reach up to $2.8 bln in 2021

AJOT | May 17, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative | By The Numbers

Electric vehicles charging market to grow at around 36% and is projected to reach $2.8 bln by the end of the year. The number of EV sold globally is soaring and the infrastructure tries to keep up

The Port of València moves 479,171 containers in April and sets monthly and year-on-year records
The Port of València moves 479,171 containers in April and sets monthly and year-on-year records

AJOT | May 17, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Container traffic last April was 6% higher than in April 2019 - a year which was not affected by COVID-19 - and 10% higher than in April 2020. In this last April 2021, 7,245,859 tonnes of goods were handled, an increase of 4.1% compared to 2019 and 13% compared to 2020

Port Houston TEUs jump 25% in April
Port Houston TEUs jump 25% in April

AJOT | May 14, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Activity across Port Houston’s docks jumped again in April, showing robust growth in both containers and steel due to high regional demand.

Fraport Traffic Figures April 2021
Fraport Traffic Figures April 2021

AJOT | May 14, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports | By The Numbers

Frankfurt’s strong cargo growth continues unabated – Passenger traffic at the Group airports worldwide remains well below pre-pandemic levels

In 2020, U.S. exports of fuel ethanol fell for the second consecutive year
In 2020, U.S. exports of fuel ethanol fell for the second consecutive year

AJOT | May 14, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative | By The Numbers

The United States exported 87,000 barrels per day (b/d) of fuel ethanol in 2020, marking the second consecutive annual drop in U.S. fuel ethanol exports and the lowest level since 2015. U.S. fuel ethanol imports also decreased in 2020.

Robust April volume breaks another record at Port of Los Angeles
Robust April volume breaks another record at Port of Los Angeles

AJOT | May 14, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

he Port of Los Angeles handled 946,966 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in April, a spike of 37% compared to last year. It was the best April in the Port’s 114-year history, and the ninth consecutive month of year-over-year increases.

Rail Traffic for April and the Week Ending May 1, 2021

AJOT | May 05, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail | By The Numbers

U.S. railroads originated 951,840 carloads in April 2021, up 23.7 percent, or 182,060 carloads, from April 2020. U.S. railroads also originated 1,173,952 containers and trailers in April 2021, up 33.8 percent, or 296,758 units, from the same month last year.

US shale pre-hedge revenues are set for an all-time high in 2021 if WTI prices remain strong
US shale pre-hedge revenues are set for an all-time high in 2021 if WTI prices remain strong

AJOT | May 05, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

The US shale industry is set to achieve a significant milestone in 2021: If WTI futures continue their strong run and average at $60 per barrel this year and natural gas and NGL prices remain steady, producers can expect a record-high hydrocarbon revenue of $195 billion before factoring in hedges, a Rystad Energy analysis shows.

Drewry: Reefer container freight rates soar but remain outgunned by dry box rates

AJOT | May 05, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | By The Numbers

Reefer container freight rates have risen sharply this year but remain far outgunned by the inexorable rise in dry box pricing, according to Drewry’s newly launched Reefer Shipping Forecaster report.

Global LNG market faces supply deficit, higher prices from decade-long impact of Mozambique delays
Global LNG market faces supply deficit, higher prices from decade-long impact of Mozambique delays

AJOT | May 05, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

The global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market, which was set to be constantly loose in the second part of this decade, is instead set to get tighter and could even see annual supply deficits as a result of likely delays in the development of LNG projects in Mozambique due to the country’s worsening security situation, a Rystad Energy report reveals.

Big Oil could see proven reserves run out in less than 15 years as output is not replaced by discoveries
Big Oil could see proven reserves run out in less than 15 years as output is not replaced by discoveries

AJOT | May 05, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

The proven oil and gas reserves of the group of major companies called “Big Oil” are falling at an alarming rate, as produced volumes are not being fully replaced with new discoveries.

European Road Freight Rate Benchmark Q1 2021: average rates increase 0.5% q-on-q in spite of 3rd Covid wave

AJOT | May 05, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers

Ti and Upply’s European Road Freight Rate Benchmark Q1 2021 shows that rates have increased amid the disruption of Brexit and new lockdowns across Europe as businesses work to keep moving under pressure.

Air cargo volumes bounce back in April as the air cargo system remains under ‘significant strain’
Air cargo volumes bounce back in April as the air cargo system remains under ‘significant strain’

AJOT | May 05, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters | By The Numbers

Global air cargo demand bounced back into growth in April after a -3% dip in March, with high load factors keeping the international airfreight system under significant strain as the traditional surge in summer capacity has so far failed to materialise for a second consecutive year, say industry analysts CLIVE Data Services and TAC Index.

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