Maersk expects further delays after Covid-19 outbreak in major Chinese port

Chinese container port Greater China Yantian has been partially shut down due to an increasing number of Covid-19 infections. It has now spread to several other parts of the major city Shenzen where the port is located. Maersk announces further delays. Updated.

An increase in the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in and around the major city Shenzhen is causing problems for container traffic in a number of Chinese ports.

To contain the spread, major Chinese container port Greater China Yantian in the Shenzhen region has been partially closed down by authorities since last week. The Chinese authorities have introduced quarantine measures while at the same time disinfecting the affected areas.

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