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Katherine Barrios

CMO of Xeneta

Posts by Katherine Barrios

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Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI) Public Report: July-19 Update

By | on Jul 31, 2019 | Public Indices, XSI, Long-term market

  The July 2019 Xeneta Shipping Index public update and commentary on the long-term market is now available. Here is a snippet of how that market has moved so far in July on the main trade corridors.

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Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI) Public Report: May-19 Update

By | on May 31, 2019 | Public Indices, XSI, Long-term market

  The May 2019 Xeneta Shipping Index public update and commentary on the long-term market is now available. Here is a snippet of how that market has moved so far in May on the main trade corridors.

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Trade War: Box Rates Hysteria or Actual Harm?

By | on May 29, 2019 | Shipping rates, trade war

In the past two weeks, the trade war drama has been entertaining, sad, entertaining again and then just plain face-palming. We've been watching closely and monitoring our rates to report in the effect[...]

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Opinion | What Makes Freight Rates Rise and Fall?

By | on May 22, 2019 | Shipping rates

We learned long ago in science class that nothing stays the same, but clearly science never met ocean freight rates. But while evolutionary changes take millions of years, ocean freight rates seem to [...]

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Container Rates Alert: Asia-Europe Low Demand Leads to Maersk Rate Drop

By | on May 13, 2019 | Shipping rates

Amid peak season lead up, Maersk has announced that a drop in spot FAK rates can be expected on May 16th. As demand is expected to increase for the rest of 2019, Maersk sees the decrease in rates only[...]

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Alliances, Carriers and Logistics

By | on Apr 15, 2019 | Shipping Alliances

It’s certainly been an interesting past few months in the container shipping industry; from the upcoming IMO 2020 Low Sulphur Fuel requirements, Brexit (Yikes!), US-China tariff negotiations; it’s ref[...]

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Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI) Public Report: March-19 Update

By | on Mar 28, 2019 | Public Indices, XSI, Long-term market

  The March 2019 Xeneta Shipping Index public update and commentary on the long-term market is now available. Here is a snippet of how that market has moved so far in March on the main trade corridors[...]

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Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI) Public Report: Jan-19 Update

By | on Jan 25, 2019 | Public Indices, XSI, Long-term market

The January 2019 Xeneta Shipping Index public update and commentary on the long-term market is now available. Here is a snippet of how that market has moved so far in January on the main trade corrido[...]

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Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI): Dec-18 Update

By | on Dec 20, 2018 | Public Indices, XSI, Long-term market

Just in time for the holidays, our gift to you is the December 2018 Xeneta Shipping Index update and commentary on the long-term market. Here is a snippet of how that market has moved so far in Decemb[...]

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Learn How to Get Ready for Ocean Freight RFP Season

By | on Dec 05, 2018 | Supply Chain, Logistics

It's that time of year again when many companies, are entering the ocean freight rate negotiation season With the current market dynamics, changing global trade policies and new bunker fuel regulation[...]

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