Supply chain resilience is now a mainstream topic with headlines regularly featuring queues of ships backed up outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and the car industry running short of semiconductors. But is this really a rupture in our global trading system or something altogether more temporary? This week we ask whether shipping will see a return to ‘normal’ after the current crunch unwinds
Stena Line has seen increased demand for North Sea services. It is now investing in a 50-year concession at the port of Immingham
The project aims to speed up the turnover of empty boxes for shippers and carriers facing an equipment shortage due to the pandemic disruptions
Shipping companies are looking to develop bigger CO2 carriers with demand for carbon capture expected to grow
Lloyd’s List Intelligence data shows 610 bulk carriers at anchor waiting to discharge at key ports. Northern China accounts for 40% of vessels waiting for berths
Boxships arriving from the US and Europe dropped 40% at Yantian, with schedule reliability ratios below 20% and average delays rising to more than seven days
By counting the capacity of teu and the period for which it is delayed, K+N wants to pinpoint disruption hot spots. Figures show cargo delays are 10 times greater than usual
The port said it handled 9.38m teu during the year, a rise of 15.7% above the previous record of 8.11m teu set in 2020
Delayed cargoes kept in temporary storage facilities are changing the nature of theft risk. Robberies from these facilities has grown significantly
Zhonggu gets a lift from bullish market, operational improvements and asset disposal gains
Survey of business, academic and governmental leaders offers an annual snapshot of perceived risks in the short, medium and long terms. This year, digital inequality is seen as a significant concern
Korea Shipowners’ Association says it will file an administrative litigation to review the government decision
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