Feeder vessel operators to and from Chittagong and the hubs of Colombo, Singapore and Port Klang are to slap emergency cost recovery surcharges (ECRS) on outbound and inbound shipments to Bangladesh.
The moves comes amid acute congestion at the hubs, linked to pandemic-related reduced numbers of port workers,
Feeder vessels calling at Colombo are facing waits of up to five days and, in Singapore, more than two days to get a berth. …
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Source: The Loadstar