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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Unwinding the supply chain crunch

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

International Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast

Stena and ABP sign up for new terminal

Stena Line has seen increased demand for North Sea services. It is now investing in a 50-year concession at the port of Immingham

Europe United Kingdom

MSC invests in Shanghai’s empty container project

The project aims to speed up the turnover of empty boxes for shippers and carriers facing an equipment shortage due to the pandemic disruptions

China Mediterranean Shipping Co

Shipping eyes future market for CO2 carriers

Shipping companies are looking to develop bigger CO2 carriers with demand for carbon capture expected to grow

Norway Europe

China bulker congestion stabilises

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

China Dry Bulk

Yantian Port restricts container gate-ins amid congested storage

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

China Containers

K+N counts the days of delays

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

Ports and Logistics International

Long Beach sets annual throughput record in 2021

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

North America United States

TT Club warns of cargo theft risk

Delayed cargoes kept in temporary storage facilities are changing the nature of theft risk. Robberies from these facilities has grown significantly

North America United States

Zhonggu Logistics boosted by robust container market

Zhonggu gets a lift from bullish market, operational improvements and asset disposal gains

China Containers

Two-speed economic development will be legacy of pandemic

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

Political Risk and Trade Ports and Logistics

South Korea to fine 23 carriers over alleged price fixing

Korea Shipowners’ Association says it will file an administrative litigation to review the government decision

South Korea Containers
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