Maersk eyes major Chinese port Ningbo with concern

In an update to customers, the Danish shipping giant expresses concern that Covid-19 infection could cause problems at the world's third-busiest port, Ningbo in China. Several major ports around the world are now running in a state of "critical" operation.

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A coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city Beilun is causing concern at Maersk about new problems arising from either full or partial closures at the world's third-busiest port, Ningbo in China.

In an update sent to customers, the container carrier draws attention to new coronavirus outbreaks in an area near to three of five container terminals at Ningbo.

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