Container shortages will continue into the new year

Analyst firm Sea-Intelligence sees the container industry's problems with equipment shortages continuing into January. Solving the issue requires action from the container shipping lines, says the analyst firm.

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The acute shortage of containers and equipment looks set to last into 2021, says analyst firm Sea-Intelligence, which only sees the issue being resolved by a continued "aggressive repositioning strategy" as well as new container deliveries.

"Otherwise, it will get worse," writes the analyst firm in its weekly newsletter.

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