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By the Numbers

Double-digit growth for Hamburg’s container and bulk cargo transport on inland waterways
Double-digit growth for Hamburg’s container and bulk cargo transport on inland waterways

AJOT | August 02, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Hamburg is Germany’s biggest universal port and, with 9.9 million tons throughput in 2018, its second biggest inland port.

Intermodal volumes are down in second quarter
Intermodal volumes are down in second quarter

AJOT | August 02, 2019 | Intermodal News | By The Numbers

Total intermodal volumes declined 3.8 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2019, according to the Intermodal Association of North America's Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report.

Second quarter 2019 cargo theft trends analysis
Second quarter 2019 cargo theft trends analysis

AJOT | August 02, 2019 | International Trade | By The Numbers

In the second quarter of 2019, CargoNet® recorded 308 supply chain risk events in the United States and Canada.

FIS Air Freight Report July 30, 2019
FIS Air Freight Report July 30, 2019

AJOT | July 30, 2019 | Air Cargo News | General News | By The Numbers | FIS Market Data

Initial Q4 trading interest has drastically adjusted forward price outlook, dropping 21 cents away from the journalistic forward curve. Immediate JUL and AUG changes on both CN to US and EU fall in line with the ongoing spot market.

U.S. LNG exports to Europe increase amid declining demand and spot LNG prices in Asia
U.S. LNG exports to Europe increase amid declining demand and spot LNG prices in Asia

AJOT | July 29, 2019 | Energy News | By The Numbers

This year, the United States became the world’s third-largest LNG exporter, averaging 4.2 Bcf/d in the first five months of the year, exceeding Malaysia’s LNG exports of 3.6 Bcf/d during the same period.

Sluggish animal spirits highlight India’s struggle with slowdown

Bloomberg | July 28, 2019 | International Trade | By The Numbers

India’s economy remained sluggish in June, with the slowdown becoming more pervasive amid a slump in services and a plunge in exports.

More U.S. coal-fired power plants are decommissioning as retirements continue
More U.S. coal-fired power plants are decommissioning as retirements continue

AJOT | July 26, 2019 | Energy News | By The Numbers

Between 2010 and the first quarter of 2019, U.S. power companies announced the retirement of more than 546 coal-fired power units, totaling about 102 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity.

Real Gross GDP up in Q2

AJOT | July 26, 2019 | International Trade | By The Numbers

Gross Domestic Product, Second Quarter 2019 (Advance Estimate) and Annual Update

FIS Air Freight Report July 22, 2019
FIS Air Freight Report July 22, 2019

AJOT | July 22, 2019 | Air Cargo News | General News | By The Numbers | FIS Market Data

Both China to Europe and US lanes have seen BID/OFFER interest for September, softening the entry into Q4 significantly compared to 2018. China to Europe is bid at SEP 2.60USD/KG, with China to US offered at SEP 3.29USD/KG.

North American freight volumes now negative for seventh month in a row
North American freight volumes now negative for seventh month in a row

AJOT | July 16, 2019 | International Trade | By The Numbers

The Cass Freight Index accurately measures trends in North American shipping activity based on $28 billion in paid freight expenses for the Cass customer base of hundreds of large shippers. The Cass Freight Index is widely considered a valuable economic indicator.

FIS Air Freight Report July 16, 2019
FIS Air Freight Report July 16, 2019

AJOT | July 16, 2019 | Air Cargo News | General News | By The Numbers | FIS Market Data

Both the China to Europe and US lanes follow a fairly flat trajectory, bar minor inter-week volatility. This is highly reflective of a lull in airfreight supply/demand in line with the 'height' of the summer slack season.

EIA expects U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions to fall in 2019
EIA expects U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions to fall in 2019

AJOT | July 15, 2019 | Energy News | By The Numbers

After a 2.7% increase in U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2018, EIA’s July Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts a 2.2% decrease in CO2 emissions for 2019.

Growth in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta shale and tight gas production leads to LNG exports
Growth in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta shale and tight gas production leads to LNG exports

AJOT | July 12, 2019 | Energy News | By The Numbers

Argentina’s domestic natural gas production has been rising steadily in the past three years, largely because of increasing production from the Neuquén Basin’s Vaca Muerta shale and tight gas play.

FIS Air Freight Report July 9, 2019
FIS Air Freight Report July 9, 2019

AJOT | July 11, 2019 | Air Cargo News | General News | By The Numbers | FIS Market Data

The Freight Investor Services air cargo market report combines data from The Air Cargo (TAC) Index and perspectives from our wide array of clients to provide an view on the historical, present and future air cargo market.

May cargo volume continues to make gains at the Port of NY and NJ
May cargo volume continues to make gains at the Port of NY and NJ

AJOT | July 08, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

The pattern of monthly record-setting volume continued in May at the Port of New York and New Jersey.

U.S. crude oil production surpassed 12 million barrels per day in April
U.S. crude oil production surpassed 12 million barrels per day in April

AJOT | July 08, 2019 | Energy News | By The Numbers

U.S. crude oil production and lease condensate reached another milestone in April 2019, totaling 12.2 million barrels per day (b/d), according to EIA’s latest Petroleum Supply Monthly.

Dreary: No substitute

AJOT | July 08, 2019 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | By The Numbers

Europe’s different manufacturing base means that it is not a perfect alternative to China for US consumers.

Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders

AJOT | July 03, 2019 | International Trade | By The Numbers

New orders for manufactured goods in May decreased $3.6 billion or 0.7 percent to $493.6 billion.

BEA: U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services,  May 2019

AJOT | July 03, 2019 | International Trade | By The Numbers

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that the goods and services deficit was $55.5 billion in May, up $4.3 billion from $51.2 billion in April, revised. May exports were $210.6 billion, $4.2 billion more than April exports. May imports were $266.2 billion, $8.5 billion more than April imports.

Container market disruption seems likely as uncertainty mounts

AJOT | July 03, 2019 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | By The Numbers

Today’s container market is confronting more than its fair share of headwinds.

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