On Saturday, the second round of nucleic acid testing was carried out on Meishan residents. The results were good, with no positive cases detected.
Meishan port has commenced disinfection. The government’s plan is to do a third round of nucleic acid testing tomorrow, after which – should results be favourable – the port may be able to resume its operation.
Apart from Meishan, all other terminals are working as normal. However, due to port congestion, many container vessels are waiting 3-5 days for berthing. The CY operation has shortened from the normal 5 days to 2-3 days; pre-picking up and pre-carriage is necessary to meet ENS cut off.
The CFS and Depot in non-Meishan terminal areas are all full. Our teams are currently working with factories / customers to avoid unnecessary waiting where possible, as well as seeking alternative CFS options.
Storage charges, service to pre-carriage to wait gate-in, have almost doubled in comparison to the general tariff.
Carriers have also released several added vessel call arrangements, summarized below:
Our Customer teams are working tirelessly to find solutions to minimise the disruption to your supply chain and will be in contact as we receive further information regarding individual bookings.