Friday, January 7, 2022
ningbo port congestion
Ports

Port Trucker Snarl Hits Ningbo’s Container Terminal

Dan Murtaugh (Bloomberg) A suspension of trucking services in several parts of East China’s Zhejiang province has slowed the transportation of manufactured

January 7, 2022
Total Views: 4623

Thursday, August 26, 2021
ningbo port congestion
Ports

A Week at Least for World’s Third-Busiest Port to Return to Normal

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Operations at China’s Meishan terminal in the world’s third-busiest container port will take at least a week to

August 26, 2021
Total Views: 962

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
port in Ningbo, Zhejiang
Ports

China Reopens Terminal at World’s Third-Busiest Port

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — The Meishan terminal at China’s second-busiest port reopened Wednesday following a two-week shutdown that further

August 25, 2021
Total Views: 777

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
ningbo port congestion
Ports

Ships Resume Berthing At Ningbo

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) Ships have resumed berthing operations at a halted container terminal in Ningbo, China, adding to optimism that full activity at one of

August 24, 2021
Total Views: 930

Monday, August 23, 2021
ningbo port congestion
Ports

China Export Volume Falls Amid Port Congestion

By Bloomberg News – (Bloomberg) The volume of China’s exports are expected to fall in August from the previous month due to renewed container shipping

August 23, 2021
Total Views: 628

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
ningbo port congestion
Ports

China Port Congestion Worsens as Ningbo Shuts for Seventh Day

By Kevin Varley and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — The partial closure of the world’s third-busiest container port is worsening congestion at other major

August 17, 2021
Total Views: 2221

Longshoremen China
Ports

China’s Zero Tolerance To COVID-19 Is Choking Supply Lines

by Muyu Xu (Reuters) Several Chinese ports are facing congestion as vessels due to call at Ningbo are being diverted and cargo processing is slowed partly due

August 17, 2021
Total Views: 2358

Monday, August 16, 2021
yantian port
Ports

Global Port Congestion Building as Ningbo Terminal Remains Shut for Sixth Day

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – Today, AIS data from VesselsValue shows around 50 containerships at anchor near Ningbo-Zhoushan Port, where

August 16, 2021
Total Views: 1139

Friday, August 13, 2021
angshan Deep-Water Port
Ports

Maersk Diverts Ships After Ningbo Terminal Shuts For COVID

by Muyu Xu (Reuters) – Ports and shipping companies are diverting vessels from a container terminal in China’s busiest marine transportation hub

August 13, 2021
Total Views: 1405

Thursday, August 12, 2021
China COVID-19 Port Testing
Ports

China Starts Shutting Down World’s Third-Busiest Port

by James Mayger (Bloomberg) China partly shut the world’s third-busiest container port after a worker became infected with Covid, threatening more

August 12, 2021
Total Views: 16734

China Medical Swab Test
Ports

Major Container Ports in China See Worsening Congestion After COVID Cases

BEIJING/SINGAPORE, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Congestion off China’s top two container ports Shanghai and Ningbo is worsening following the shutdown of a

August 12, 2021
Total Views: 1792

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
yantian port
Ports

Ningbo Terminal Closure Could Spark New Congestion Crisis

By Sam Whelan (The Loadstar) – One of Ningbo’s container terminals has closed due to a positive Covid test, sparking fears of a Yantian-style

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 2686

Friday, May 7, 2021
brexit port
Shipping

Shippers Compete for Space as Container Freight Rates Continue Rise

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Shippers from Asia to Europe saw a further spike in container spot rates this week, particularly for Mediterranean

May 7, 2021
Total Views: 6183

Friday, April 23, 2021
Shipping

Container Lines Firmly in Control as Market Stays Red Hot

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container freight indices are on the rise again, but even at their highly elevated levels they mask the true cost of

April 23, 2021
Total Views: 10604

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
maersk eureka
Shipping

Maersk Eureka Arrives in Long Beach a Month After Engine Breakdown in Pacific

A Maersk containership has berthed in Long Beach, California more than a month after its engine broke down the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The MV Maersk

April 14, 2021
Total Views: 6907

Friday, April 9, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Shipping

Suez Ripples Raises Rates for All Containerships

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – There are reports of “sharp increases” in Asia-Europe container spot rates this week, as the fallout from the

April 9, 2021
Total Views: 11775

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
maersk eureka
Accidents

Maersk Containership Broken Down in the Pacific Ocean – Update

Update – April 1, 2021: Maersk reports that repairs to Maersk Eureka have been completed and the ship is undergoing sea trials to ensure its safe

March 30, 2021
Total Views: 81256

Friday, March 26, 2021
container ship at sea
Shipping

Shipping Lines Considering Cape Surcharge for Ships Re-Routed Around Africa

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container spot rates from Asia to Europe look set to surge again, as carriers are obliged to blank sailings in

March 26, 2021
Total Views: 4878

Friday, March 19, 2021
port of rotterdam
Shipping

Carriers ‘Cherry-Picking’ as Rates Continue to Head North

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container spot rates from Asia may have eased slightly from their record highs, post-Chinese new year, but rates for

March 19, 2021
Total Views: 1309

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech as he reviews a military display of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy in the South China Sea
News

China Arrests 11 Ships In Oil Smuggling Ring

by Muyu Xu (Reuters) – China foiled criminals seeking to smuggle nearly 1 million tonnes of refined oil worth 5 billion yuan ($770 million), with

March 16, 2021
Total Views: 3795