Maersk sees Suez-related bottlenecks continue into third quarter

In an update to customers, Maersk reports that it expects the effects of the Suez blockage to continue into the third quarter. The company is deploying new containers to alleviate the situation.

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The world's largest container line, A.P. Møller-Maersk, expects the effects of the Suez blockage to cause bottlenecks throughout the container industry into the third quarter.

In a customer update, Maersk takes stock of the situation, in which the Ever Given's close to week-long blockage of the Suez Canal has led to significant delays, only adding to the already significant bottlenecks throughout supply chains in the heated container market.

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