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Asia-South America capacity holds stable in 2017
By Kim Williams on 26 January 2018
   BlueWater Reporting’s Capacity Report shows weekly allocated capacity from Asia to the West Coast of South America closed out 2017 at 36,923 TEUs.
   Weekly allocated capacity flowing from Asia to South America’s East Coast and West Coast has remained relatively stable throughout 2017, according to data from BlueWater Reporting’s Capacity Report.
   However, capacity from Asia to South America’s West Coast hovered at around 10,000 TEUs higher per week than to South America’s East Coast during the year.
   Weekly allocated capacity from Asia to South America’s West Coast totaled 36,923 TEUs at the end of Q4 2017, down 1.2 percent year-over-year. Meanwhile, weekly allocated capacity from Asia to South America’s East Coast rose 7.4 percent year-over-year to 27,643 TEUs at the close of Q4 2017.