From boom to superboom: Are Suez Canal misfortunes to blame for impending port delays?


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Is the recent six-day Suez Canal blockage causing a spike in container box freight?

And are the canal's misfortunes the only culprit for impending port delays, or the tip of the iceberg?

It may be all too easy to blame the Ever Given incident for the latest logistical issues, rate hikes and arbitrage impacts on agricultural, metals and petrochemical commodity markets.

S&P Global Platts Americas shipping managing editor Barbara Troner examines the container market with Platts experts Greg Holt in Houston and George Griffiths in London.

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