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Container vessels spend more and more days waiting off major ports

There are no signs that the congestion issues affecting major container ports near Los Angeles and Long Beach are on the verge of resolution. On a global level, the time spent in port for vessels has increased by 11 percent in the last six months, according to analyst firm.

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The queues of container vessels waiting to find room in one of the major ports by Los Angeles and Long Beach have been growing day by day in the past week.

Meanwhile, the time spent in port per vessel has also increased, writes Sea-Intelligence.

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