Sumary of Congestion at South China ports worsens on anti-COVID-19 measures:
- BEIJING (Reuters) – Congestion at container shipping ports in southern China is worsening as authorities step up disinfection measures amid a flare-up in COVID-19 cases, causing the biggest backlog since at least 2019..
- Ocean Network Express (ONE) said in a notice on Wednesday that Yantian International Container Terminal continues to operate below capacity because of COVID-related work restrictions while congestion at container terminals at Shekou and Chiwan has surged to over 90% of capacity..
- The world’s leading container line Maersk on Thursday increased the duration of expected delays at Yantian to 16 days from 14 days previously..
- As of Friday, more than 50 container vessels are waiting to dock in the Outer Pearl River Delta, where the ports are located, according to Refinitiv data….