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.
South China ports crisis continues to cause significant disruption and delays to sailings and container equipment availability in China remains challenging.
The Covid-19 outbreak in the Yantian port area in Shenzhen and nearby Guangzhou continues to cause significant disruption and delays to sailings.
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