Tag - blockage

Rotterdam and Singapore Face the Highest Risk of Port Congestion Following Suez Canal Closure

Major container gateways in Europe and Southeast Asia have started to experience congestion issues following the six-day closure of the Suez Canal in late March 2021, although most terminals have so far managed rising inbound vessel volumes without significant delays.  From March 23 to March 30, the 400m-long container vessel...

Suez Canal Container Ship Blockage Threatens to Undermine Global Supply Chains

On March 24, ultra-large container ship MV Ever Given (Evergreen) ran aground at around 07:40 local time and caused all traffic to be blocked off in the Suez Canal — one of the world’s busiest shipping arteries. The accident is already causing considerable impacts on global supply chains and the passage of...