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Maersk eyes major Chinese port Ningbo with concern

In an update to customers, the Danish shipping giant expresses concern that Covid-19 infection could cause problems at the world's third-busiest port, Ningbo in China. Several major ports around the world are now running in a state of "critical" operation.

US needs to guard exports from supply-chain snarls, envoy says

US port authorities and ocean carriers, dealing with record import volumes, need to ensure that exports aren't hindered amid the unprecedented supply-chain logjams that aren't showing clear signs of dissipating, President Joe Biden's port envoy said.

Past events spur carrier fears of port labor conflict in US

Conflicts between US port workers and terminals have created serious problems for container lines before. The two parties will meet at the negotiating table again in 2022, and this time a labor conflict could make "a catastrophic situation even worse."

APM Terminals affected by hacker attack on IT system

Maersk's port company uses an IT system that has just been shut down by a cyberattack. The developer of the system warns that it could take weeks for everything to be back online. However, it will reportedly not impact customers.

US ports once again postpone container dwell fee

Container lines get another breather at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles for removing containers that have idled too long at the terminals. The ports are postponing a dwell fee by one week.

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