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Global covid-related supply chain disruption worsens

Jenny Ruth
Mon, 23 Aug 2021

Port of Tauranga CEO Leonard Sampson said the port is coping. (Image: Getty)
Jenny Ruth
Mon, 23 Aug 2021
Briscoe Group, a major importer, said the global logistics disruption caused by the covid-19 pandemic is getting worse, not better.Mainfreight, which has freight and logistics operations around the world, said it's getting worse.Last week, the Financial Times reported there were more than 350 container ships around the world lying at anchor waiting to get into congested ports.Its handy map showed this included five container ships sitting off New Zealand ports.Our largest port, Port of Tauranga is coping although "container vessels are...

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