Asia-North Europe ships are taking up to 54 extra days to complete round-trip voyages, due to chronic port congestion at their European hub ports.
According to an Alphaliner survey, based on current schedule delays on the services, at least 44 extra ships of 14,000-24,000 teu would be required to maintain pro-forma weekly sailings on all 17 loops.
However, the decision of Ocean Alliance partners CMA CGM, Cosco and Evergreen to skip more …
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Source: The Loadstar