Container lines hike rates again amid port congestions, continued box shortage
Published: Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Metal companies transporting material in containers are facing fresh disruption to shipping following the blockage of the Suez Canal last month, sources told Fastmarkets.
The main immediate legacy of March's Suez Canal obstruction
has been worsening congestion at several global ports following
major disruptions to vessel scheduling. These delays to
shipping times have also exacerbated shortages in container
availability across the globe.
In the week ended Friday April 23, the Ningbo Containerized