Suez Canal blockage adds to global shortage of container?


The Suez Canal,a major waterway for global trade connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea, reopened on Monday, the container ship that blocked it for nearly a week was refloated.

The blockage of the Suez Canal by the Ever Given ultra-large container ship has created a backlog of hundreds of vessels, which is set to further exacerbate global container shortages.

global demand for containers could hit a historic high this year, further pushing up costs of shipping, container building as well as container repairing according to the world’s largest container manufacturer.

Under current situation,the container spare parts, like door locking partsdoor gasketroof panelsside panels as well as corner castings, twist locks….and so on, for container repairing was demanded particularly more, even the sea freight is at very high stage.