Windward Port Insights – August 2023

In this edition of Windward Port Insights, we delve into a range of key indicators including TEU capacity, port congestion, and turnaround efficiency. Our analysis offers both a holistic view and insightful perspectives on the multifaceted maritime landscape and its underlying dynamics.

Key takeaways:

  • Short-term trends in TEU capacity in the U.S. show signs of economic weakness, with many ports experiencing changes in capacity
  • Early data from the U.S. points to a correlation between the Panama Canal crisis and shifts in TEU capacity from the East Coast to the West Coast.
  • An increase in China’s TEU capacity may be associated with positive economic indicators in the country

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