Queue of vessels waiting near Long Beach still massive

On Monday, 85 container vessels were waiting outside the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, according to VesselsValue – a reduction of two from ten days ago. However, fewer containers are waiting in terminals.

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While the number of delayed containers is falling in the US Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, there is still a very long queue of vessels waiting to berth.

According to analyst firm VesselsValue, all of the 85 container ships were anchored off the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, corresponding to a total capacity of 595,214 teu.

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