An automated guided vehicle  transports a container at Yangshan port amid the coronavirus disease outbreak in Shanghai, on April 27, 2022. Photo: cnsphoto via Reuters
An automated guided vehicle transports a container at Yangshan port amid the coronavirus disease outbreak in Shanghai, on April 27, 2022. Photo: cnsphoto via Reuters
Shanghai

Coronavirus: Shanghai port grapples with increasing congestion as mainland’s top shipping hub faces manpower crunch

  • Time taken to move containers has risen to 12 days from less than five days before the lockdown, according to freight booking platform Freightos
  • Yangshan and Waigaoqiao container ports are operating with around half of their normal manpower, industry executives say

An automated guided vehicle  transports a container at Yangshan port amid the coronavirus disease outbreak in Shanghai, on April 27, 2022. Photo: cnsphoto via Reuters
An automated guided vehicle transports a container at Yangshan port amid the coronavirus disease outbreak in Shanghai, on April 27, 2022. Photo: cnsphoto via Reuters
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