Northern European container ports struggle with productivity

Productivity in Northern European container ports has fallen markedly for the last three years despite a decline in the number of port calls, according to Drewry.

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Productivity in the container ports of Northern Europe has decreased significantly for the last three years.

This is due to challenges with handling larger exchanges of containers, ”as carriers have consolidated port calls in the face of volatile cargo demand,” writes maritime and supply chain consultancy firm Drewry.

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