Container backlog, global supply chain disruption from Suez Canal crisis could take months to clear

Apr 9, 2021 | INVESTING

A backlog of container ships carrying consumer goods has grown in some key strategic ports after a near week-long blockage in the Suez Canal, adding to ongoing disruptions to global trade, industry sources said. Dozens of container ships were stuck when the Ever Given ran aground in the canal on March 23, with specialist rescue teams taking almost a week to free the vessel.The suspension of sailings through the waterway left shipping companies – including container lines – with millions of US…

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