Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Tropical Storm Kompasu 2021

Ports Close In China As Tropical Storm Kompasu Nears

The number of vessels waiting to enter one of the world’s busiest ports jumped to the most since August, threatening to further snarl global supply chains as tropical cyclone Kompasu approaches.

October 12, 2021
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Monday, August 16, 2021
yantian port

Global Port Congestion Building as Ningbo Terminal Remains Shut for Sixth Day

By Nick Savvides (The Loadstar) – Today, AIS data from VesselsValue shows around 50 containerships at anchor near Ningbo-Zhoushan Port, where operations at Ningbo Meishan Port Terminal remain halted for the sixth...

August 16, 2021
Total Views: 1128

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
yantian port

Ningbo Terminal Closure Could Spark New Congestion Crisis

By Sam Whelan (The Loadstar) – One of Ningbo’s container terminals has closed due to a positive Covid test, sparking fears of a Yantian-style nightmare for cargo owners. According to Chinese media,...

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 2674

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
yantian port

Retail Suppliers Scramble to Secure Christmas Goods as Cargo Delays Worsen

By Lisa Baertlein and Jonathan Saul LOS ANGELES/LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) – Suppliers to Walmart , Target, Amazon.com and other major retailers told Reuters they are placing holiday orders for...

June 29, 2021
Total Views: 3626

Sunday, June 27, 2021
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Shipping Woes Means You May Want to Christmas Shop Early

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — If it seems like shipping delays and soaring delivery costs aren’t getting any better, it’s because they’re both getting worse. Throughout the pandemic, blame for global...

June 27, 2021
Total Views: 3883

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Cargo ship Guangdong Port

Yantian Port Reopens After Covid Crisis

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) –Yantian International Container Terminals, which handles cargo at one of the world’s busiest container ports, will restore normal operations after a Covid-19 outbreak caused a month...

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 1705

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: 2769

Thursday, June 17, 2021
Cargo ship Guangdong Port

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: 5889

Monday, June 14, 2021
Cargo ship Guangdong Port

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: 5754

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: 2977


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: 3604

Thursday, June 10, 2021
Cargo ship Guangdong Port

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: 29176

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Cargo ship Guangdong Port

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: 9078

Monday, June 7, 2021
Cargo ship Guangdong Port

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: 3579

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: 3708