Bottlenecks are declining but still keeping spot rates high

The massive bottlenecks on the container market have decreased, but almost a tenth of the global container capacity is still queued up around the world’s ports, keeping spot rates up, according to Sea-Intelligence.

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Things are moving in the right direction for the container industry’s problem with bottlenecks and delays.

This was the conclusion of Sea-Intelligence’s most recent Sunday Spotlight, in which the analyst firm also points out that a significant portion of the global container capacity is still inactive due to congestion around the world.

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