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Impact of Yantian disruption ‘exceeds the Suez incident’
Shipping and logistics insiders say the proportion of vessels affected is already greater than during the blockage of the Suez Canal in March and April, warning cargo owners to examine their contingency plans and that just-in-time supply chains may not work in the current environment.
Yantian situation continues to worsen
Disruptions in and around the key southern China container port of Yantian continue to worsen following the partial closure of the port in response to an outbreak of Covid-19 among terminal staff, with carriers announcing significant disruptions to sailings and schedules and warning of delays for upwards of two weeks.