Port congestion ends on US west coast: "Backup is over after 25 months"

After two years of congestion, ships are no longer queuing off US west coast ports. Whilst problems persist on the east coast, domestic bottlenecks are loosening.

Der opstod store trafikpropper i havnene på USA's vestkyst under pandemien. Da problemer var værst i januar 2021, holdt over 100 skibe i kø for at komme i havn. | Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP/Ritzau Scanpix

The queue of container ships waiting to call at the ports of Los Angeles are finally over.

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