Lloyd’s List Intelligence data shows congestion expanding as the disruption at Yantian spreads to the nearby hubs Nansha and Shekou
With Yantian only slowly coming back to operation, carriers are still diverting vessels away from southern China. But a significant number of ships still remain at anchor
THE number of sailings being blanked due to the congestion in southern China’s major ports has shot up as the number of ships at anchor awaiting berths remains high.
Figures from Lloyd’s List Intelligence show 90 boxships comprising 484,208 teu in the anchorages nearby Hong Kong as the disruption at Yantian spreads to the nearby hubs Nansha and Shekou.
The number has fallen from its peak of 104 ships comprising 611,966 teu on June 14.