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WorldACD: Trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 24)
WorldACD: Trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 24)

AJOT | June 24, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters | By The Numbers

In week 24 (June 13 - 19), worldwide chargeable weight increased by +1% compared with the week before, and the average worldwide rate remained stable.

EIA estimates show a decrease in global surplus crude oil production capacity in 2022
EIA estimates show a decrease in global surplus crude oil production capacity in 2022

AJOT | June 24, 2022 | Energy | Conventional | By The Numbers

Our new report, titled Global Surplus Crude Oil Production Capacity, provides estimates of global surplus crude oil production capacity in both OPEC countries and non-OPEC countries.

Notes on AJOT’s Annual Top 100 Containerports A–Z
Notes on AJOT’s Annual Top 100 Containerports A–Z

George Lauriat | June 20, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

This year’s AJOT’s Top 100 Containerports A–Z is notable for a number of reasons. It is clear from the numbers that volumes are up at ports around the world. It is also obvious that supply chain disruptions have hit the ports hard and containerships sitting at anchor awaiting berths have become a regular feature of port operations.

Freeport LNG ‘s blast will further tighten gas market for the summer - Rystad Energy
Freeport LNG ‘s blast will further tighten gas market for the summer - Rystad Energy

AJOT | June 16, 2022 | Energy | Conventional | By The Numbers

The Freeport LNG blast spells trouble for Europe but opens a potentially lucrative opportunity for North and West African gas exporters to fill the gap. Lockdown lifts in China should see demand rise, but buyers are in no rush to purchase as they can still access Russian LNG.

Rail Traffic for the Week Ending June 11, 20227
Rail Traffic for the Week Ending June 11, 20227

AJOT | June 15, 2022 | Intermodal | Rail | By The Numbers

For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 510,295 carloads and intermodal units, down 3.6 percent compared with the same week last year.

High gas prices are pushing European power rates up - Rystad Energy

AJOT | June 15, 2022 | Energy | Conventional | By The Numbers

European power prices spiked this week as a result of higher gas prices. While in Australia, to avoid widespread blackouts, power market operations were suspended in an unpreceded move.

May retail sales slow amid ongoing inflation

AJOT | June 15, 2022 | International Trade | By The Numbers

Retail sales slowed in May as consumers faced continuing inflation and higher prices for essentials like food and gasoline, the National Retail Federation said today.

GPA sets all-time trade record in May
GPA sets all-time trade record in May

AJOT | June 15, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

The Georgia Ports Authority moved an all-time high 519,390 twenty-foot equivalent container units in May, breaking the previous record of 504,350 TEUs set in October 2021.

Two outages in a day – capped Nord Stream Supplies and longer shutdown of Freeport LNG - Rystad Energy

AJOT | June 15, 2022 | Energy | Conventional | By The Numbers

Two significant infrastructure outages put further pressure on Europe.

Port of Los Angeles May cargo third best month on record
Port of Los Angeles May cargo third best month on record

AJOT | June 15, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Port, supply chain partners prepare for busy Summer, early peak season

Surging Chinese steel exports are impacting prices globally

AJOT | June 14, 2022 | International Trade | Commodity | By The Numbers

A surge in Chinese steel exports is impacting the global market, forcing prices down. OCTG prices in the North Sea region are rising rapidly, as raw material costs jump and inventory takes a hit.

EV production and sales pick up, while battery material costs fall - Rystad Energy

AJOT | June 14, 2022 | Energy | Alternative | By The Numbers

Electric vehcile production and sales in China pick up as lockdowns lift and new tax breaks on sales. BYE announces it will switch to only producing electric vehicles starting in March next year. Despite the optimism and surging demand, battery material prices have dropped

EIA expects U.S. natural gas prices to remain high through 2022
EIA expects U.S. natural gas prices to remain high through 2022

AJOT | June 14, 2022 | Energy | Conventional | By The Numbers

In our June 2022 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), we forecast that U.S. natural gas spot prices will increase again this month and then remain high through the rest of 2022.

Dynamic passenger growth continues as cargo slows at Fraport
Dynamic passenger growth continues as cargo slows at Fraport

AJOT | June 14, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports | By The Numbers

As in the previous months, cargo traffic (comprising airfreight and airmail) also slowed in May 2022, with tonnage dropping by 15.0 percent year-on-year.

Russia’s crude flows to Asia take hold near unprecedented levels

Bloomberg | June 13, 2022 | Energy | Conventional | By The Numbers

China, India taking close to half of crude shipped from Russian ports

119 publicly traded global oil and natural gas companies added proved reserves in 2021
119 publicly traded global oil and natural gas companies added proved reserves in 2021

AJOT | June 13, 2022 | Energy | Conventional | By The Numbers

Annual financial reports by 119 publicly traded exploration and production companies show aggregate proved reserves of crude oil and natural gas increased by 19.2 billion barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) in 2021.

U.S. cargo and passenger airlines add 4,752 jobs in April 2022 for new Covid pandemic high

AJOT | June 13, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines | By The Numbers

Scheduled passenger airlines add 5,137 full-time equivalents for 12th consecutive month of job growth

WorldACD: Trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 22)
WorldACD: Trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 22)

AJOT | June 13, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters | By The Numbers

In week 22 (May 30 - June 5), worldwide chargeable weight decreased by -5% compared with the week before, for a large part due to Memorial Day in the USA on May 30. The average worldwide rate remained stable at US$ 4.01.

Port of Long Beach has second-busiest month on record
Port of Long Beach has second-busiest month on record

AJOT | June 10, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Summertime surge could follow China's post-pandemic recovery

SC Ports maintains fluidity, handles record May volumes
SC Ports maintains fluidity, handles record May volumes

AJOT | June 10, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

South Carolina Ports achieved another record month for containers handled at the Port of Charleston while maintaining fluidity for customers.

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