Monday, October 18, 2021

Maersk Asks Customers to Divert Returned Empties from Clogged Felixstowe

Danish shipping giant Maersk has offered its latest update on the supply chain situation at the Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s busiest port. Felixstowe is battling a perfect storm of...

October 18, 2021
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Friday, October 15, 2021

Rising Rates and Capacity Problems for Shippers Frustrated by Skipped Port Calls

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container spot rates from Asia to the US have re-gained traction after China’s Golden Week holiday, while rates to Europe appear to have plateaued and could...

October 15, 2021
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Thursday, October 14, 2021

Christmas Toy Shortages Loom as Cargo Clogs Major UK Port

By Siddharth Philip and Deirdre Hipwell (Bloomberg) — Sirens blared as cranes lifted containers from the Ever Genius, a ship stretching four times the width of Buckingham Palace along a berth...

October 14, 2021
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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Don’t Panic Buy Christmas, Britain Says Amid Choked Ports

By Sarah Young and Guy Faulconbridge LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Britain said on Wednesday that people should buy normally for Christmas and there would be no shortage of gifts,...

October 13, 2021
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Felixstowe Congestion Could Lead to $2 Billion of Stranded UK Imports, Says Report

By Charlie Bartlett, European Correspondent (The Loadstar) – Appraisals of the situation at Felixstowe conflicted today – a report warned that some $2bn of imports could be affected at the current rate...

October 13, 2021
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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Maersk Diverts Ships From Busy U.K. Ports Short on Truckers

By Brendan Murray and Siddharth Philip (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S said it had to divert some ships from the U.K.’s largest container port because of congestion tied to a trucker...

October 12, 2021
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