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Singapore port container logjam worsens as ships avoid Red Sea

Singapore’s port, already one of the busiest in the world, is facing a sustained period of congestion as vessel diversions to avoid the Red Sea push more container ships to the Asian maritime hub. Attacks by Yemen’s Houthi rebels in the Red Sea have resulted in...

Canada Border Agent Strike Action Update

ear customer, Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) announced that they have postponed a potential job action until Wednesday, June 12th as they continue to work towards an agreement with the Treasury Board.A job action would...

Nearly Half a Million Containers Waiting at the Port of Singapore

The world’s second-largest container port, the Port of Singapore, is currently facing severe congestion issues, as highlighted in Linerlytica’s latest report. This backlog has become critical, with nearly half a million containers waiting to be processed. The situation has escalated to the point where ships with...

Facing the Impossible: Navigating the Global Container Crisis

In the fast-paced world of international shipping, getting containers to the right place at the right time has become an increasingly daunting challenge. The recent surge in demand for containers, coupled with a global shortage, has sent shockwaves throughout the industry, leaving shippers and forwarders...

Some Shipping Container Costs Hit $10,000

In the rapidly changing world of global trade, businesses importing goods from Asia are now facing shipping container costs that can reach as high as $10,000. This rate, necessary for urgent full-size shipping containers over the coming month, marks a significant increase—nearly double the current...