Global Port Congestion Remains High and to Be Prolonged by Recent Events, Says Clarksons

Disruption to global logistics and supply chains remains widespread, with overall port congestion now running above the levels seen last year and specific container fleet congestion trending towards previous highs, according to Steve Gordon, Managing Director of Clarksons Research.

Disruption to global logistics and supply chains remains widespread, with the Ukraine conflict and new Covid-19 lockdowns in shipping’s biggest market, China, contributing to further elevated levels of delay across the global maritime transportation system.