Situation Brief:

  • Hostile activities in the Bab el Mandeb strait, crucial for global trade, are impacting shipping routes.
  • The Suez Canal, a key Asia-Europe route, is under close watch due to its significance in global trade.

Impact on Shipping:

  • Major lines (Maersk, Hapag Lloyd, CMA, MSC) are adjusting routes, with some opting for the Cape of Good Hope route, increasing Asia-Europe transit by 8-10 days.
  • Expect longer shipping times and potential changes in freight rates.

Our Response:

  • Kerry Logistics is actively coordinating with carriers for the latest updates and solutions.
  • We’re monitoring all shipments and will provide revised schedules as available.
  • We are exploring additional capacity options to mitigate delays.

Need Assistance?

  • For specific inquiries and assistance, please contact us to discuss your shipping needs.