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Manila Box Congestion ‘May Worsen’

Posted October 27, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Mike King – Lloyd’s Loading List)

Congestion at box ports in the Philippines could deteriorate even further in the coming months as import demand peaks, according to one leading liner executive.

Erry Hardianto, Philippines country manager for Maersk Line, said that despite a truck ban covering Manila being lifted last month, backlogs had still not been cleared and demand was growing as the festive season draws near. Read more here.