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It’s a lack of capacity to unload the container ships, a lack of available equipment to put the containers on for transport to their final destination, a lack of capacity in transportation inland (trucking), and a lack of capacity at the warehouses to turn the containers around quickly in order to keep the equipment circulating throughout the system.Are cargo ships still backed up?
Cargo ships keep backing up at major ports in cities like Los Angeles and Savannah, Ga., leading to supply-chain logjams that have kept prices up and retail shelves empty. In response, Florida ports like Port Tampa Bay are seizing the chance to make a business pitch: Start sending some of that cargo our way.How many ships are waiting in California?
At times there have been as many as 40 ships waiting; normally, there’s no more than a handful, according to the Marine Exchange of Southern California, a service that monitors port traffic and operations. In this Wednesday, March 3, 2021 photo, container cargo ships are seen docked in the Port of Los Angeles.What is the size of a container ship?
A standard container ship is a merchant ship designed to transport a unit load of standard-sized containers 8 feet square and 20 or 40 feet long.