Port Congestion

gCaptain’s full coverage of global port congestion since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
A Sea Of Shipping Containers

Over 2% of Global Freight Capacity at Standstill in North Sea Region -Germany’s IfW

Global trade shows a slightly positive trend in June as North America sees some improvement, but there is “unusually long” congestion in the North

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Sunday, July 3, 2022
shipping container

Banana Ships And The Hidden Fees Of Ship Cargo

A cadre of ocean carriers are charging exorbitant, potentially illegal, fees on shipping containers stuck because of congestion at ports. Sellers of furniture,

July 3, 2022
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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Clogged Warehouses And Rail Delays Signal New Supply Chain Woes

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) Public attention has waned two years into the crisis that disrupted global supply chains, giving the impression that everything

June 28, 2022
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Monday, June 27, 2022
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California

Checking In On Southern California’s Containership Backup

With a busy summer expected at the San Pedro Bay ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, vessel traffic officials are reporting a new record low number of

June 27, 2022
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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Maersk Sees No Let Up in Surging Cost of Shipping Goods

By Richa Naidu and Padraic Halpin LONDON/DUBLIN, June 22 (Reuters) – The cost of shipping goods has surged 25-30% since the start of the pandemic due

June 22, 2022
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Friday, June 17, 2022

Port of Los Angeles Truck Gates Go Unused as Peak Season Approaches

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Two years into the crisis that disrupted global supply chains and as US ports prepare for an earlier peak season, more

June 17, 2022
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shanghai free trade zone

VesselsValue Says Shanghai Port Congestion Remains at Seasonal Norms

Shanghai port congestion remains at normal season levels, even as COVID-19 lockdowns have been reimposed throughout much of the city, according to new data

June 17, 2022
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Thursday, June 16, 2022

Carriers Battle to Ease Congestion at Northern European Ports

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Maersk is looking to overland Asian containers at less-congested North European ports and evacuate long-stay imports to

June 16, 2022
Total Views: 766

port of los angeles and long beach

Port Congestion to Keep Spot Freight Rates High Into 2023, Executives Say

By Jeslyn Lerh SINGAPORE, June 16 (Reuters) – Global port congestion is set to continue until at least early 2023 and keep spot freight rates

June 16, 2022
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Monday, June 13, 2022
port of los angeles and long beach

Fitch: Port Congestion Will Prevent Container Shipping’s Return to Normal in 2022

Fitch Ratings is calling for another solid year for container shipping industry earnings as port congestion will continue to prevent a return to pre-pandemic

June 13, 2022
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Sunday, June 12, 2022
angshan Deep-Water Port

DHL Warns Supply Chain Won’t Recover to Pre-Covid Days in 2023

By Kyunghee Park Jun 12, 2022,(Bloomberg) –Port congestion should ease next year as new container vessels are delivered and demand from shippers

June 12, 2022
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Monday, June 6, 2022
port of shanghai yangshan at dusk

Shanghai Port Waiting Times Returning to Normal -VesselsValue

Port congestion at Shanghai, home to the world’s busiest port, is returning to normal levels as the city emerges from its two-month COVID-19 lockdown. This

June 6, 2022
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Wednesday, June 1, 2022

North Europe Container Ports at Capacity Ahead of Peak Season

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – With a wave of import containers expected from Shanghai’s reopening and peak season just around the corner, North

June 1, 2022
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Monday, May 23, 2022

Containership Transit Times, Not Simply Backlog Counts, Could Offer Clearer Picture of Shipping Crisis, Windward Says

Backlogs of ships waiting outside major ports across the world is perhaps the most visible sign of the on-going global container shipping crisis and issues in

May 23, 2022
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Thursday, May 19, 2022
panama canal tonnage record

Panama Canal Ship Queue Reflects Shipping Bottlenecks

By James Attwood, Augusta Saraiva and Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) — The global shipping bottlenecks rattling industries and consumers in the pandemic era

May 19, 2022
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Port of Savannah Garden City Terminal

U.S. Container Imports Jump in April as Coastal Shift Continues

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The seven-week Covid lockdown in Shanghai, prompting carriers to blank a third of export sailings on the Asia-Europe

May 17, 2022
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Wednesday, May 11, 2022
A shore crane works a ship at the Port of Charleston

Port of Charleston Reduces Backlog and Sets Latest Monthly Cargo Record

The Port of Charleston in South Carolina set yet another monthly cargo record in April while also making “significant progress” with port and berth

May 11, 2022
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Tuesday, May 3, 2022
port of los angeles

Port Snarls Point to Worsening Global Supply Chain, Royal Bank of Canada Says

By Marc Jones LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) – Global supply chain problems look to set to worsen, a new report published on Tuesday said, as

May 3, 2022
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Monday, May 2, 2022

Port of Long Beach Completes Project Boosting Rail Capacity

The Port of Long Beach has completed construction of a new rail project which it says will increase efficiency of goods movement and reduce congestion on local

May 2, 2022
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Yang Ming Chief Sees Port Bottlenecks Easing

By Cindy Wang and Yvonne Man (Bloomberg) — Port bottlenecks that have increased supply-chain congestion because of the war in Ukraine and lockdowns in

April 27, 2022
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