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Ships Queues Worsen Port Delays From Singapore to Piraeus

By Kevin Varley

02 Nov 2021 · 2 min read

The world’s largest shipping hubs are suffering elevated levels of congestion as containers pile up at seaports from Singapore to Greece’s Piraeus.

Near Singapore on Monday, the backlog was 22% above normal with 53 container ships anchored off the financial and cargo-transit hub, the highest count since Bloomberg News started tracking the data in April.

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