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New Covid-19 outbreak hits China while queue of container vessels grows off Long beach

A new Covid-19 outbreak in the Pudong Airport in Shanghai has reportedly led to a suspension of air freight to and from the airport, according to shipping analyst Lars Jensen. At the same time, the number of container vessels queuing off the Port of Long Beach has grown to 40.

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The Covid-19 pandemic continues to cause serious disruptions and problems for the strained container market and global supply chains.

New reports show that a coronavirus outbreak has occurred in the Air Cargo Terminal of Pudong Airport, Shanghai, leading Chinese authorities to suspend air freight to and from the airport.

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