Port Congestion

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

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
Total Views: 1937

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
Total Views: 1366

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
Total Views: 4616

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
Total Views: 7317

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
Total Views: 2177

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
Total Views: 1872

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
Total Views: 2013

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
Total Views: 2021

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Global Supply Chain Crisis Round Two Could Be ‘Bigger Than Last Year’

By Brendan Murray, Ann Koh and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) China’s stringent rules to curb Covid-19 are about to unleash another wave of summer chaos on supply

April 26, 2022
Total Views: 4542

Monday, April 11, 2022
ships at anchor

477 Bulkers Are Stuck Waiting To Enter China

By Ann Koh and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) Dotting the sea off Chinese ports are 477 bulk cargo ships waiting to deliver resources from metal ore to grain into

April 11, 2022
Total Views: 14183

Thursday, March 31, 2022

U.S. Senate Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Bill

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill to improve oversight of

March 31, 2022
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Saturday, March 26, 2022

Negotiations To Start Next Month In High Stakes Labor Talks At West Coast Ports

By Laura Curtis, Mar 26, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said he expects labor talks to be resolved without significant disruption to

March 26, 2022
Total Views: 1902

Thursday, March 24, 2022
angshan Deep-Water Port

China’s Covid Lockdowns Worsen Shipping Port Jams

By Ann Koh and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — Congestion in the key Chinese ports of Shenzhen and Hong Kong due to Covid-19 lockdowns has risen to the

March 24, 2022
Total Views: 2725

Monday, March 21, 2022

East vs. West: McCown Report Highlights Continued Gains for East Coast Container Ports

The queues of anchored vessels on the West Coast are shrinking- now with a “60” or “70” handle, down from the print of over 100 vessels at end 2021.

March 21, 2022
Total Views: 1495

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

New Omicron Curbs Bite Chinese Ports

By Joe Brock (Reuters) The queues of container ships outside major Chinese ports are lengthening by the day as COVID-19 outbreaks in manufacturing export hubs

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 1625

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
China Medical Swab Test

China’s COVID Curbs Hit The Supply Chain

By Brenda Goh and Josh Horwitz (Reuters) – Manufacturers of everything from flash drives to glass for Apple iPhone screens are warning of shipment

March 15, 2022
Total Views: 1177

Monday, March 14, 2022
Qingdao Port

Container Rates Climb On China Lockdowns

By Kevin Varley and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) The number of container ships waiting off Qingdao, one of China’s biggest ports, is continuing to rise as the country

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 3817

Friday, March 11, 2022

Port of Long Beach Reports Record February Amid Efforts to Clear Docks of Containers

The Port of Long Beach reported handling a record a amount of cargo last month as crews works to clear congestion at shipping terminals. Dockworkers and

March 11, 2022
Total Views: 887