Container Shortage

CMA CGM News – Shanghai Reefer Imports Updates – 08.04.2022

In consequence of the pandemic control management measures undertaken by the local authorities in Shanghai, we observe massive impact on both trucking movements velocity and available trucking capacities. These factors have a major impact on import cargo that suffer drastically slower pick up time and therefore excessively stretched dwell time which results in high stress …

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Containers – MSC acquiring second hand boxships – February 2021

Container line Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) continues to snap up boxships in the second-hand market according to Alphaliner, acquiring eight vessels in the past three weeks as container shipping rates continue to surge. According to Alphaliner’s latest report, MSC has bought the 2001 built 2,764 TEU capacity WESTERMOOR from German owner Hans Peterson which is currently on …

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Logistics – Transpacific boom causes delays and container shortages for DHL on key route – 22.09.2020

Several liner companies currently redistribute containers to the lucrative Transpacific tradelane. This is causing shortages on the tradelane between Asia and Europe, which has led to delays in some areas DHL has stated. According to the latest figures from Freightos Baltic Index, the unprecedented bull run that has boosted the bottom line of the world’s …

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