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Port Congestion

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


Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Cargo ship Guangdong Port
Ports

South China Ports in Crisis as Congestion Spreads

By Sam Whelan (The Loadstar) – South China’s port congestion has gone from bad to worse – delays at Yantian are spilling over to nearby Shekou and

June 8, 2021
Total Views: 9166

Monday, April 19, 2021
Port of Oakland
Ports

West Coast Port Congestion Spreads North to Oakland

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Los Angeles port officials see progress in reducing their bottleneck of cargo ships. Sail north to Oakland, though, and

April 19, 2021
Total Views: 6285

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Port of Montreal
Ports

Partial Strike at Port of Montreal Sparks Fears of More Congestion

By Marcy Nicholson and Sandrine Rastello (Bloomberg) — A partial strike scheduled to start Wednesday by Port of Montreal dockworkers threatens to

April 13, 2021
Total Views: 1631

Monday, April 12, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Ports

SoCal Port Backlog Continues as Imports Surge Through March

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Ship congestion outside the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia persisted over the past week as imports surged

April 12, 2021
Total Views: 4040

Thursday, April 8, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Ports

Global Supply Lines Struggle to Clear Container Backlog After Suez Chaos

By Jonathan Saul and Timothy Aeppel LONDON/LOS ANGELES, April 8 (Reuters) – A backlog of container ships carrying consumer goods has grown in some key

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 1542

Monday, April 5, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach
Ports

Los Angeles Containership Backlog Nears Six-Month Mark

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) – Ship congestion outside the biggest U.S. gateway for Asian imports remained elevated with the wait to offload containers

April 5, 2021
Total Views: 18749

Friday, April 2, 2021
maersk ship in suez canal
Shipping

Maersk Urges U.S. East Coast Ports to Use Suez Canal Delays to Clear Congestion

The world’s top shipping line Maersk is urging congested U.S. East Coast ports to use the Suez Canal delays to clear cargo from terminals. With shipping

April 2, 2021
Total Views: 3267

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Congestion Hits Brazil’s Largest Port
Ports

Congestion Hits Brazil’s Largest Port

By Ana Mano and Marcelo Teixeira (Reuters) – Soy and sugar traders are fighting for room in Latin America’s largest port, rushing to secure loading

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 4064

Monday, March 15, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach
Ports

Shipping Congestion at Los Angeles Ports Starts Easing

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) –Shipping congestion outside the biggest U.S. gateway for imports from Asia showed signs of easing over the past week as

March 15, 2021
Total Views: 10171

Friday, March 5, 2021
Congestion Hits Port of Singapore
Ports

Congestion Hits Port of Singapore

By Sam Whelan (The Loadstar) – Major delays have now hit the port of Singapore, with congestion causing vessel turnaround times to more than

March 5, 2021
Total Views: 5719

Thursday, March 4, 2021
U.S. West Coast Port Congestion Could Last Until Summer Peak Season
Ports

U.S. West Coast Port Congestion Could Last Until Summer Peak Season

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Major port and landside congestion at US west coast ports could last until the summer peak season, according to ocean

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 4723

Thursday, February 18, 2021
port of los angeles
Ports

U.S. Steps Up Heat on Container Carriers to Ease Port Congestion

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — U.S. regulators stepped up the heat on ocean shipping companies and the seaport terminals some of them operate, seeking

February 18, 2021
Total Views: 6911

Port of Los Angeles Will Divert Ships to Battle Covid Container Congestion
Ports

Port of Los Angeles Will Divert Ships to Battle Covid Container Congestion

By Robert Tuttle (Bloomberg) The Port of Los Angeles plans to divert cargo ships to other destinations because of pandemic-fueled congestion, according to the

February 18, 2021
Total Views: 3880

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
cma cgm containership
Shipping

CMA CGM to Cut Transpacific Premium Service as SoCal Port Congestion Hits On-Time Deliveries

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – CMA CGM appears to be set to close its transpacific express container shipping service, after worsening congestion

January 27, 2021
Total Views: 2192

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
containerships
Ports

UK Container Port Congestion Is Unprecedented

by Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) Container shipments from Asia to the UK continue to be subject to “unprecedented” delays and significant additional costs.

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 2588

Friday, October 30, 2020
Panama Canal Expansion milestone
Maritime News

Congestion Hits the Panama Canal and the Pandemic Isn’t Helping

By Anna Shiryaevskaya, Tsuyoshi Inajima and Saket Sundria (Bloomberg) –Ships carrying cargoes around the world are waiting for days to pass through the

October 30, 2020
Total Views: 215

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Port of los angeles
Maritime News

Congestion Looms at U.S. Ports

By Ian Putzger in Toronto (The Loadstar) – The repercussions of Covid-19 have begun to hit US imports. As retail outlets, as well as many manufacturing

March 31, 2020
Total Views: 111

Thursday, February 27, 2020
shanghai free trade zone
Maritime News

China’s Top Container Ports Unclog Backlog as Virus Curbs Ease

By Muyu Xu and Shivani Singh BEIJING, Feb 27 (Reuters) – China’s top container ports are loosening the backlog of cargoes on their docks as workers

February 27, 2020
Total Views: 93
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