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Cancelled Sailings Tracker - 22 Jan

Our weekly Cancelled Sailings Tracker provides a snapshot of blank sailings announced by each Alliance versus the total number of scheduled sailings.


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Cancelled Sailings 22 Jan 21
Cancelled Sailings 22 Jan 21

Weekly analysis: 22 January 2021

Across the major trades: Transpacific, Transatlantic and Asia-North Europe & Med, 7 cancelled sailings have been announced between weeks 4 and 7, out of a total of 488 scheduled sailings, representing a 1% cancellation rate.


Over the next 4 weeks, The Alliance has announced 6 cancellations, while 2M and Ocean Alliance did not implement any blank sailings during this period.


The congestion at main ports and terminals in North America and Europe is persisting, generating bottlenecks on land and delays within the whole supply chain. Shortages of containers and supply chain disruptions dominate the volatility in spot rates.


Shippers are strained by the persistent equipment shortages, delays, often experiencing unreliable communication with their providers, while having to pay record high spot rates.


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