Real-time ship tracking with service schedules, vessel supply and freight demand forecasts and effectively visualized data sets illustrating trends and trade flows.

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ClipperData's container shipping solutions include:

Our ClipperCompass Container platform enables cargo owners to assess the quality of the service provided by carriers and anticipate supply changes and rate trends in container shipping.

Cleansed and normalized data sets including:

  • Real-time global AIS satellite vessel tracking to measure schedule reliability (on-time and missed port calls), terminal efficiency, speed and environmental performance of your carrier
  • Granular container flows: port-to-port loaded TEU for the major trade lanes and country to country for minor routes
  • Benchmark comparisons of your carrier’s operational efficiency against carriers on the same route, or between your ports of interest
  • Fuel consumption per TEU
  • Deep sea service schedules: planned vessel deployments and rotation timing & variability
  • Orderbook and deployment of new vessels
  • Econometric forecasts of future demand
  • Detailed supply side data and demand growth for key trade lanes. Mapping of container shipping networks by individual string, highlighting rotations.
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Quickly view comparisons of market performance, coverage and reliability for both carriers and ports, down to a terminal level, through our interactive Tableau dashboard – updated faster and more frequently than more qualitative industry publications



Data comparisons offer trade lane performance benchmarking, allowing users to improve route planning, drive operational efficiencies and leverage rate negotiations ― all resulting in time and cost savings. Plus, for those looking for the most sustainable solutions, ClipperCompass can also help to highlight environmental performance by carrier, string and vessel.



Our custom dashboard allows users to take a deep dive into trade route and vessel analysis, allowing them to compare carrier and liner performance to increase on-schedule cargo arrivals, anticipate potential delays and improve logistics performance.

ClipperData Container Articles

Recent Articles from Commodity Research on Container by Analysts at ClipperData

US-China Trade War Leads to Rise in Illegal Trade 07/25/2019 | By James Caldwell

The surge in Vietnamese exports to the United States as shippers seek to escape the effects of the US-China trade war appears to include illegal rerouting of goods by some Chinese exporters. This cottage industry came to light in June when Vietnam accused Chinese firms of deploying illegal ‘Made in Vietnam’ labels to sidestep US […]

China and US tariffs lead to South East Asia trade surge 06/24/2019 | By James Caldwell

The impact of US and China tariffs has led to a shift in manufacturing from China to Southeast Asia – and as the trade war rages on, this movement is likely to become more pronounced. According to the US Census Bureau, US tariffs have been imposed on US$250 billion of Chinese goods by the end […]

Brexit: aggressive French prep 01/04/2019 | By James Caldwell

In this period of uncertainty resulting from the forthcoming Brexit,  the members of the European Union are trying to prepare their countries for the worst. Last week, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced a $56 million “hard Brexit” contingency plan in case the UK leaves the EU without a deal or with a hard Brexit […]

Felixstowe Overview 11/26/2018 | By Thanos Moraitis

On the 10th of June this year , Hutchison Port Holdings HPH  introduced a new terminal operating system: nGen at their Felixstowe container operation. There followed a series of severe delays and diversions to vessels calling the port. Despite repeated assurances that this was a temporary issue related to “system communication inconsistencies within the container […]

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