• SAHARA
  • -
  • $1281.4
  • 0.9%
  • SAHARA01
  • -
  • $1556
  • -2.94%
  • SAHARA02
  • -
  • $363.6
  • 2.71%
  • SAHARA03
  • -
  • $2509.4
  • 0.5%
  • SAHARA04
  • -
  • $423.6
  • 3.87%
  • SAHARA11
  • -
  • $1466.8
  • 0.03%
  • SAHARA12
  • -
  • $295
  • 0%
  • SAHARA13
  • -
  • $2413.6
  • 11.67%
  • SAHARA14
  • -
  • $194
  • 0%
  • SAHARA21
  • -
  • $353
  • -3.55%
  • SAHARA22
  • -
  • $1121
  • -7.16%
  • SAHARA24
  • -
  • $874
  • 2.65%
  • SAHARA26
  • -
  • $1760.8
  • 0.05%

Global port container pricing & Market Rate Intelligence Trends

SAHARA platform Index (SAHARA): Global Container Freight Index

The SAHARA global ocean freight container pricing index measures 40′ container prices. It is the only IOSCO-compliant container freight index, ready for index-linked contracts and derivatives. It is traded on the Singapore Exchange and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

  • – SAHARA 01 CHINA/EAST ASIA TO NORTH AMERICA WEST COAST
  • – SAHARA 02 NORTH AMERICA WEST COAST – CHINA/EAST ASIA
  • – SAHARA 03 CHINA/EAST ASIA – NORTH AMERICA EAST COAST
  • – SAHARA 04 NORTH AMERICA EAST COAST – CHINA/EAST ASIA
  • – SAHARA 11 CHINA/EAST ASIA TO NORTH EUROPE
  • – SAHARA 12 NORTH EUROPE – CHINA/EAST ASIA
  • – SAHARA 13 CHINA/EAST ASIA TO MEDITERRANEAN
  • – SAHARA 14 MEDITERRANEAN TO CHINA/EAST ASIA
  • – SAHARA 21 NORTH AMERICA EAST COAST TO NORTH EUROPE
  • – SAHARA 22 NORTH EUROPE – NORTH AMERICA EAST COAST
  • – SAHARA 24 EUROPE – SOUTH AMERICA EAST COAST
  • – SAHARA 26 EUROPE – SOUTH AMERICA WEST COAST
The SAHARA platform currently has 20,000+ users.
SAHARA
SAHARA platform Index (SAHARA): Global Container Freight Index

Current SAHARA

$1,281.40

Volatility

0.67 %

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Key events for containers in global ports

  • Market Changes
    Medium
    September 26, 2023

    Drewry: Port Throughput Index Down 2.1% in July

  • Congestion
    Medium
    September 8, 2023

    Global container freight still stalled.

  • Market Changes
    Medium
    September 8, 2023

    Adani Ports gets a buy from CLSA as it expects strong Q2FY24 performance.

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Frequently Asked Questions About SAHARA

What is the SAHARA Port Index?

The SAHARA Platform Port Index is a container port performance index. providing market rates for 40′ containers (FEUs).The aim of the Container Port Performance Index (CPPI) is to pinpoint areas for enhancement that can ultimately benefit all parties involved, ranging from shipping lines to national governments and consumers.

What data is used in the SAHARA harbour Index?

Unlike other freight indices, SAHARA platform are based on aggregated and anonymized real-time business data from global freight carriers, freight forwarders, and shippers that use the WebCargo by Freightos freight rate management platform. That’s why we believe our freight index to be the most accurate real-time representation of market rates available. The rates are not polled or tweaked in any way, shape or form – they derive from the same live rates that top tier logistics providers are using commercially.

How to calculate container vacancy rate?

The container vacancy rate is the ratio of the number of unused containers to the total number of containers in a given period of time, generally calculated as a percentage. For example, a total of 100,000 containers in the country in a month, 20,000 containers were not used, the container vacancy rate of 20% in that month

Measures to reduce container vacancy rates

In order to avoid the adverse impact of container vacancy rates on the logistics market and industry, a series of appropriate measures should be taken:
  • – Strengthen market supervision, encourage the standardization and orderly development of the industry, and effectively limit practical speculation and speculative behavior.
  • – Steadily promote the standardization, informatization and intelligence of container transportation and improve the level of container management.
  • – Optimize the logistics structure and promote multimodal transport, especially rail-sea combined transport and waterway container systems, bring down demand for road transport.
  • – Strengthen the coordination of logistics supply chain, improve the coordination of important links in the supply chain, and better meet customer needs.
  • – Improve customer service quality, improve service experience, and reduce the cost of container use for customers.

How long does it take to move a container?

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