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DSV and DHL see container bottlenecks spread to Singapore

Logistics majors DHL and DSV confirm that bottlenecks in the container market have now spread from the US to Asia. In Singapore, a "perfect storm" is causing longer waits and delays, says DSV to ShippingWatch.

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Congested ports on the US West Coast in particular have now spread to Asia, where the trend is becoming apparent in Singapore, the world's second-largest container port.

Both DSV and DHL confirm significantly longer wait times for ships looking to enter the port and unload goods.

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