Port updates

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Before planning your next shipments, take a moment to review what's actually happening on your trade route. Capacity, rates and congestion on the major routes explained here.

Port updates
Area Country Port Update
North America Canada Vancouver 1 Dec 2021 - The union representing container truckers at two carriers serving Vancouver port issued a strike notice for Friday Dec 3, 2021. This strike would come at a time when the port is already backlogged after storms cut off Canadian CN and CP rail lines. Over the weekend more than 50 vessels were waiting to dock. Vessel waiting time is 10 days; yard is at 100% capacity. Restoration work continues on rail and road infrastructure between BC interior and the West Coast. Port dwell times averaging 3 to 4 weeks.
Vancouver North America  •  Canada  •  1 Dec 2021 - The union representing container truckers at two carriers serving Vancouver port issued a strike notice for Friday Dec 3, 2021. This strike would come at a time when the port is already backlogged after storms cut off Canadian CN and CP rail lines. Over the weekend more than 50 vessels were waiting to dock. Vessel waiting time is 10 days; yard is at 100% capacity. Restoration work continues on rail and road infrastructure between BC interior and the West Coast. Port dwell times averaging 3 to 4 weeks.
Europe Italy Livorno 1 Dec 2021 - The Blu collars from the main Livorno terminal (Terminal Darsena Toscana, TDT) declare a Strike for 2 Working day hours per day starting from December 1st to December 15th. These could have an impact on Operations at Ports during that period due to the congestion will be arise from that strike.
Livorno Europe  •  Italy  •  1 Dec 2021 - The Blu collars from the main Livorno terminal (Terminal Darsena Toscana, TDT) declare a Strike for 2 Working day hours per day starting from December 1st to December 15th. These could have an impact on Operations at Ports during that period due to the congestion will be arise from that strike.
Africa South Africa Cape Town 19 Nov 2021 - Operating 6 gangs, 3 berth operation, terminal operating on CTOC berthing windows.Standard : 7 gangs, 3 berths, CTOC windows. Waiting time  is currently 1-2 days for CTOC vessels. Due to low productivity in port is shipping lines are closing vessels for further uptake on short term business, long term business strictly accepted via filed allocations.
Cape Town Africa  •  South Africa  •  19 Nov 2021 - Operating 6 gangs, 3 berth operation, terminal operating on CTOC berthing windows.Standard : 7 gangs, 3 berths, CTOC windows. Waiting time  is currently 1-2 days for CTOC vessels. Due to low productivity in port is shipping lines are closing vessels for further uptake on short term business, long term business strictly accepted via filed allocations.
North America US Los Angeles / Long Beach 29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is 26-30 days due to yard congestion, high import container dwell at terminals and labor supply.. Pier A Terminal (Long Beach) will be open for import pickup only for second shift on Friday December 3rd, 2021. TTI yard is at 65% capacity and APM yard is at 93% capacity.
Los Angeles / Long Beach North America  •  US  •  29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is 26-30 days due to yard congestion, high import container dwell at terminals and labor supply.. Pier A Terminal (Long Beach) will be open for import pickup only for second shift on Friday December 3rd, 2021. TTI yard is at 65% capacity and APM yard is at 93% capacity.
North America US Seattle 29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is up to 18 days due to high import volume and labor availability. Terminal T18 yard is at 100% capacity.
Seattle North America  •  US  •  29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is up to 18 days due to high import volume and labor availability. Terminal T18 yard is at 100% capacity.
North America US Oakland 29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is 2-5 days due to high import volume, labor availability and 1 berth still down.
Oakland North America  •  US  •  29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is 2-5 days due to high import volume, labor availability and 1 berth still down.
North America US Houston 29 Nov 2021 - Vessel waiting time is 2-6 days due to high import volume, labor availability, and late arriving vessels.
Houston North America  •  US  •  29 Nov 2021 - Vessel waiting time is 2-6 days due to high import volume, labor availability, and late arriving vessels.
North America US New Orleans No update
New Orleans North America  •  US  •  No update
North America US Savannah 29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is 8 days due to late arriving vessels, high import volume and weather conditions and delays from holiday closure.
Savannah North America  •  US  •  29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is 8 days due to late arriving vessels, high import volume and weather conditions and delays from holiday closure.
North America US Charleston 29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is 3-4 days due to import volume and labor availability.
Charleston North America  •  US  •  29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is 3-4 days due to import volume and labor availability.
North America US Norfolk No update
Norfolk North America  •  US  •  No update
North America US Philadelphia 29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is up to 24 hours due to import volume.
Philadelphia North America  •  US  •  29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is up to 24 hours due to import volume.
North America US New York / New Jersey 29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is up to 24 hours due import volume and vessel bunching after holiday closure. Variable container dwell time at terminals.
New York / New Jersey North America  •  US  •  29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is up to 24 hours due import volume and vessel bunching after holiday closure. Variable container dwell time at terminals.
North America Canada Prince Rupert 29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is 5-7 days. Yard utilization is at 101% of capacity.
Prince Rupert North America  •  Canada  •  29 Nov 2021 - Vessel wait time is 5-7 days. Yard utilization is at 101% of capacity.
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