Felixstowe box congestion spreads to Southampton, just in time for Xmas rush

The UK’s two biggest container ports appear to have hit crisis level.
UK retailers potentially face weeks of delays in getting their Christmas stock onto the shelves in time for the peak consumer spending rush.
Moreover, UK exporters to Asia can virtually forget about getting containers shipped in October, due to carriers blanking a huge 11 eastbound voyages in the month.
And many of the sailings that survive will be ‘cut & run’, without loading, due …

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