Current Impairments: COVID-19 at Yantian Port – Impact on Sea Freight

Yantian International Container Terminal (YICT) in Shenzhen, one of China’s busiest container ports, has imposed strict disinfection and quarantine measures due to COVID-19. Following restricted port operations. Port congestion, delayed processing, and massive delays in sea freight are the result. Consequently, a large number of shipping companies do not serve the port now, but in […]

Current Impairment: Container Ship Blocks Suez Canal

In the night from March 23 to 24, an unexpected incident occurred on the Suez Canal: The grounded container ship MV Ever Given, with a length of no less than 400 meters, blocked the whole waterway of the canal. There is no chance of passing through here at the moment.  Early reports mentioned technical problems […]