Friday, June 18, 2021
shipping containers

‘Yantian Effect’ Could Cause Shortage of Goods as Freight Rates Set to Stay High

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – Chronic congestion in Asia, particularly at Yantian, the US and Europe will force rates higher and will most likely lead to shortages of low-value goods no...

June 18, 2021
Total Views: 2479

Thursday, June 17, 2021

China’s Worse-Than-Suez Ship Delays Set to Widen Trade Chaos

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — The global shipping industry, already exhausted by pandemic shocks that are adding to inflation pressures and delivery delays, faces the biggest test of its stamina yet....

June 17, 2021
Total Views: 5440

Monday, June 14, 2021

Yantian Port Problems Creating ‘Unprecedented’ Supply Chain Disruption

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Shippers are facing a perfect storm as the logistics industry has entered an “an era of unprecedented disruption”, with ports crippled by acute congestion as the...

June 14, 2021
Total Views: 5332

Friday, June 11, 2021
Container Terminal Shenzhen in Guangdong

Congestion at South China Ports Worsens on Anti-COVID-19 Measures

By Muyu Xu and Gabriel Crossley BEIJING, June 11 (Reuters) – Congestion at container shipping ports in southern China is worsening as authorities step up disinfection measures amid a flare-up in COVID-19...

June 11, 2021
Total Views: 2888


Ships Skip Singapore as China Congestion Snarls Supply Chain

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Delays from congestion at southern Chinese ports triggered by fresh Covid-19 outbreaks are rippling through global supply chains, threatening to inflate costs and exacerbate disruptions. A...

June 11, 2021
Total Views: 3391

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Container Shortage Worsens as Ships Avoid Chinese Ports That Need Empties

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The availability of containers at southern Chinese ports continues to deteriorate as carriers omit calls due to a wave of Covid outbreaks in Guangzhou province. According...

June 10, 2021
Total Views: 28741

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

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 Nansha. When the bottleneck began over two...

June 8, 2021
Total Views: 8523

Monday, June 7, 2021

Yantian Port Disruption Adds to Supply Chain Chaos

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The closure of the Chinese hub port of Yantian last week added another layer of chaos to an already fractured supply chain, resulting in a further...

June 7, 2021
Total Views: 3503

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Major Shipping Lines Warn of Worsening Congestion at China’s Yantian Port

BEIJING, June 3 (Reuters) – Major shipping companies have warned clients of worsening congestion at Shenzen’s Yantian port in southern China following the discovery of several asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 in the...

June 3, 2021
Total Views: 3582