Hapag-Lloyd expects container availability to remain a challenge for months

The issues with accessing enough vacant containers will continue for months, says Hapag-Lloyd in a response to ShippingWatch. Right now, more than 70 percent of the world's containers are underway with cargo on board.


There are currently not enough vacant containers to service the increased freight need arisen on the heels of the corona-related dip in the global economy.

And according to Hapag-Lloyd, nothing seems to indicate that that situation will change just yet.

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