No drop in US consumer demand; 300,000 TEUs more deployed in 2022
January 27, 2022: Container capacity deployed in the four-week period in 2022 on the Asia-North America West Coast is 1.29 million TEUs, a massive 300,000 TEU higher than the 2016-2019 average deployment, according to the latest analysis by Sea-Intelligence.
"On Asia-North America East Coast, the four-week capacity deployment is roughly 250,000 TEUs higher. On Asia-North Europe, the difference was even higher at roughly 400,000 TEUs while the difference on Asia-Mediterranean was not that significant."
Sea-Intelligence looked at the capacity deployment data from its Trade Capacity Outlook report to see how the currently scheduled Chinese New Year 2022 capacity compared to the previous years.