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Colombo container congestion crisis eases

Severe box backlogs at key South Asian transhipment port appear to be improving, following several weeks of difficulties that have led to service cancellations, cargo rollovers and disruption to supply chains

Asia Pacific Sri Lanka

Shippers and forwarders demand change to failing ocean freight market

European shipper and forwarder representatives urge carriers to review their current operational and business practices and return to ‘respecting schedule reliability and service quality, in accordance with contractual terms’

Europe Containers

DP World close to ‘business as usual’ at UK terminals

DP World says its UK container terminals ‘are operating effectively despite unprecedented inbound traffic’, saying imports have peaked

Europe United Kingdom

Felixstowe congestion to continue into December

UK port says high container volumes may continue through into the New Year, claiming it is taking action to increase resources and remove ‘slow-moving PPE containers’

Europe United Kingdom

Many cargo rollovers at Asian transhipment ports

Early indications suggest considerable supply chain disruptions will continue deep into the fourth quarter of the year as peak season demand continues to ‘surprise’, according to Ocean Insights

Asia Pacific Containers

Congestion surcharge introduced at Felixstowe as costs rise

CMA CGM will be implementing a surcharge of $150 per teu for imports and exports between Asia and Felixstowe from October 1 to recover costs from congestion issues at the port 

Europe United Kingdom
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