Chaos at port of Felixstowe worsens as carriers refuse return of empty boxes

September 18, 2020 Gavin van Marle

UK forwarders and shippers who route cargo through the port of Felixstowe will be unable to return empty containers to the port until at least 23 September.
The UK’s largest container port continues to grapple with crippling congestion.
Maersk told customers today it would “temporarily cease acceptance of empty container restitution at the port of Felixstowe”.
But it added: “We will allow inland restitution of empty containers without penalty.”
CMA CGM has also placed ...

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