Bottlenecks have carriers dropping one in four port calls in Europe

Problems with overfilled ports have in the past five months entailed shipping companies skipping one in four planned calls at a European port, writes Alphaliner.

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Almost one fourth of all planned port calls by container lines sailing from the Far East over the past five months have been canceled.

The three major alliances have skipped a total of 383 dockings in Northern Europe following the massive overload on container terminals, writes Alphaliner.

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