Congestion grows at Europe's major container ports

The problems with bottlenecks and delays are growing at major European ports with no sign of recovery, according to Sea-Intelligence.

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Container ports on the US west coast are highly congested, but major ports in Europe are also seeing bottleneck issues growing steadily, with analyst firm Sea-Intelligence saying the situation looks set to only worsen.

In Europe, "we see a situation which has been steadily getting worse since the start of October, with no signs of any improvement – or even levelling out," writes Sea-Intelligence.

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