COVID-19 Latest Updates
September 16, 2021

Typhoon Chanthu Hits China, Tropical Storm Nicholas Prompts Port Restrictions, & UP Raises Surcharges

Ocean   Typhoon Chanthu hits Shanghai and Ningbo-Zhoushan in China, causing more supply chain disruptions and…
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September 9, 2021

Port of New Orleans Reopens, U.S. Ports Expect Logjams to Extend Into 2022, & Shanghai Airport Still Sees Delays

Ocean   Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC) expands connections on India-US network. The carrier had said that…
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COVID-19 Latest Updates
September 2, 2021

Ocean Schedule Reliability Keeps Declining, Hurricane Ida Stalls Supply Chains & Ports, & CSX Restricts Domestic Container Flows in Chicago

Ocean   Ocean schedule reliability keeps declining. Due to ongoing supply chain disruptions such as COVID-19,…
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COVID-19 Latest Updates
August 26, 2021

Closures at Asian Hubs Disrupt Supply Chains, Congestion Worsens at Southern California Ports, & Shanghai Airport Locks Down

Ocean   Closures at major Asian hubs are stalling supply chains. In China, the Ningbo Port…
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COVID-19 Latest Updates
August 19, 2021

Ningbo Port Congestion Causes Container Lines to Divert Vessels, Long Beach Terminal Completes Expansion Project, & Air Cargo Flights from China Get Canceled

Ocean   An update on the Ningbo Port in China: According to Maersk, only one of…
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COVID-19 Latest Updates
August 12, 2021

COVID-19 & Typhoons Cause Supply Chain Disruptions, Airfreight Rates Increase, & Trucking Capacity Demand Remains High

Ocean   COVID-19 continues in Vietnam and spreads to China, causing more supply chain disruptions including…
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COVID-19 Latest Updates
August 5, 2021

Vietnam Continues COVID-19 Lockdowns, Port of LA-LB Experiences Vessel Bunching Ahead of Peak Season, & UP Raises California Surcharges

Ocean   Container rates and volatility in the supply chain industry continue. The average price for…
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COVID-19 Latest Updates
July 29, 2021

Typhoons Bring Supply Chain Chaos in China, Port of Houston Experiences Hardware Failure, & Chicago Becomes New Bottleneck for International Intermodal Transportation

Ocean   Typhoons in China bring more chaos to supply chains. After a typhoon forced the…
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COVID-19 Latest Updates
July 22, 2021

COVID-19 Infection in Vietnam Disrupt Supply Chains, Trucking Capacity Continues to Tighten, & BNSF Railway Meters Trains from California to Chicago

Ocean   COVID-19 infections in Vietnam contribute to port congestion and factory closures. Rapidly spreading COVID-19…
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COVID-19 Latest Updates
July 15, 2021

Bangladeshi Port of Chittagong Congested, Biden Issues Executive Order Promoting Competition, & Slow Vaccine Rollout Causes Port Disruptions

Ocean   The fight for vessel space continues. As consumer demand continues to surge, it’s expected…
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