Typhoon In-Fa disrupts China to Europe shipments, the sea freight capacity and equipment crunch continues. UK haulage rates rise due to ongoing driver shortages.
The situation at South China ports continues to improve, however the latest Covid-19 wave is disrupting supply chains in SE Asia and the ‘pingdemic’ hits UK haulage.
The movement of cargo on the main Asia to Europe trade lanes continue to face challenges and the UK haulage industry is reaching crisis point.
Congestion at the port of Yantian is slowly easing, equipment shortages maintain high freight rates and Covid-19 outbreaks add to the ongoing disruption worldwide.
Port operations at Yantian have resumed but backlogs and port congestion continues. Severe container equipment shortages at Ningbo and Shanghai drive rates up again.
Operations at Yantian are slowly improving but delays to sailings remain and container backlogs are set to continue for weeks. Here is a summary of this week’s main news.
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