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Long Beach logjam of container vessels grows to 80

Bottlenecks at major US container ports in continue to grow, with the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles being the worst hit at the moment. Here, 80 vessels are waiting to berth, according to new figures form Vessels Value.

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On a global level, the queues of container vessels waiting to enter major ports, such as at US ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as well as Ningbo and Shanghai in China, have shortened.

Worldwide, 317 vessels are queuing up off ports, laden with a total of 2.1 million teu. Worst affected are Los Angeles and Long Beach where the logjam of vessels has risen to 80, according to new figures from Vessels Value.

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