The situation continues to deteriorate as more positive Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Shenzhen (where Yantian port and Shekou port are located).
Yantian International Container Terminal (YICT) yard density remains elevated with disinfection and quarantine measures being continuously implemented by local authorities to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Further details on the control measures implemented by each port are as follows:
YICT updated the control measures as follow:
Shekou port (covering Chiwan, Mawan & Shekou Container Terminals) updated the control measures as follow:
Due to the mentioned disruptions, we regret to inform you that several vessels will be omitting the Port of Yantian and Shekou to protect schedule reliability. This will reduce service capacity for the foreseeable future.
Export empty pick-up at Yantian retains normal operations however 40GP and 40HC empty supply has been negatively impacted by the vessel delays resulting in even more difficult in obtaining empty equipment.
We will continue to keep you abreast of important industry news which might have a potential impact on your business.If you wish to discuss these matters further, please do not hesitate to contact your SCORPION representative.