Rebounds in Volumes Contribute to Port Congestion Concerns

As ocean carriers and the shippers work to rebound from the economic effects of the pandemic, ports have been reporting steady, sometimes dramatic, increases in volumes in recent months. One of the downsides of the increases in traffic has also been reports of increased port congestion. 

Some of the congestion concerns have been due to operational issues in individual ports while others are attributed to volume increases. Faced with potential delays and operational challenges ocean carriers have...

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