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European container ports significantly less impacted by congestion

Container ports on the US West Coast and in South East Asia and Oceania in particular are hard hit by delays, while European ports are significantly less impacted, writes Sea-Intelligence.

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Not all ports are equally hard hit by bottlenecks, major delays and queued up container vessels.

While supply chains are getting severely congested on the US West Coast as well as major ports in Southeast Asia and Oceania, importers in both Northern Europe and the Mediterranean seem to have been let off more easily, according to an analysis from Sea-Intelligence gathering data from five major geographic regions and 18 sub regions.

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