Thursday, June 10, 2021
Cargo ship Guangdong Port

Container Shortage Worsens as Ships Avoid Chinese Ports That Need Empties

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The availability of containers at southern Chinese ports continues to deteriorate as carriers omit calls due to a wave of Covid outbreaks in Guangzhou province. According...

June 10, 2021
Total Views: 29129

Friday, June 4, 2021
Wendover Shipping Container Shortages

Watch Wendover Explain The Container Crisis

A few weeks ago the Port of Long Beach reported its busiest April on record as dockworkers and terminal operators moved 746,188 twenty-foot equivalent units in April for a 43.6%...

June 4, 2021
Total Views: 2317

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
shipping containers

Delays Expected at China’s Yantian Port on Covid Outbreak

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — One of the world’s busiest ports could see shipments delayed as a Covid-19 outbreak that earlier closed part of the facility spurs stricter virus-control measures. All...

June 1, 2021
Total Views: 6004

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Sugar High On Wall Street As White-Sugar Futures Climb On Container Shipping Worries

By Marvin G Perez and Manisha Jha (Bloomberg) White-sugar spreads climbed to a record high as a shipping container shortage increased demand for supplies delivered through the exchange. The March...

February 3, 2021
Total Views: 1980

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
By Sheila Fitzgerald
Press Releases

Container Crisis Upends Global Food Trade

By Isis Almeida , Ann Koh , and Michael Hirtzer (Bloomberg) Food is piling up in all the wrong places, due to struggles facing ships hauling empty shipping containers. Global competition...

February 2, 2021
Total Views: 12013