Carriers impose restrictions as container shortages in Asian ports get worse

September 14, 2020 Mike Wackett

All the major carriers are experiencing equipment shortages at Asian ports with popular 40ft high cubes in particular short supply at Chinese depots.
Anecdotal reports to The Loadstar suggest CMA CGM currently has a shortage of equipment at all of the main Chinese ports, while other carriers are advising of shortages at some docks and “near normal” availability at others.
However, one Chinese forwarding source said equipment availability was more about “what ...

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