Shanghai and Ningbo To Close For The Second Time

Another typhoon has prompted the ports of Shanghai and Ningbo to close for the second time in 10 days, with forwarders expecting a “ripple effect” of shipping delays, says an article published on The Loadstar.

Direct path to hit

Although weaker than Typhoon Hinnamor – which saw Shanghai, Ningbo and Busan all suspend operations last week – Typhoon Muifa is on a direct path to hit Shanghai, according to the US Joint Typhoon Warning Center.

Container terminals

Norman Global Logistics (NGL) told...

Bulk Carrier Grounded Due To Passing Typhoon

According to recent news report by Nikolay Torkin for the Maritime Bulletin, a bulk carrier GIA BAO 268 was beached by passing typhoon at night Nov 9 at Dung Quat port, Quang Ngai Province, central Vietnam.

Bulk carrier beached 

A bulk carrier was beached by passing typhoon at Dung Quat Port, Quang Ngai Province, Central Vietnam.  The incident took place at night November 9, 2020.

Rescue operations

The ship was anchored in port waters after offloading cargo of limestone, she was in ballast with...

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