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Shanghai's reopening may lead to increased pressure on capacity

The expected reopening of major Chinese city Shanghai may increase pressure on container traffic, forecasts analyst firm Drewry.

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In April, the lockdown of Shanghai meant that freight volumes of 260,000 teu – equivalent to 26 mid-large, filled-up container ships – weren’t shipped from the major city’s port, estimates analyst firm Drewry.

When Shanghai truly reopens – thus reestablishing supply chains – this capacity has to be found.

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