Heavy Fog Affecting Shanghai Port Operations

Heavy fog in Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta area between March 27 and April 2 has “severely affected ocean freight carrier services and operations at both WaiGao Qiao & Yangshan terminals in Shanghai.”

According to the member, the Shanghai Maritime Safety Administration has advised that more than 1,550 barges and ships are delayed along the Yangtze River channel and that ocean-going sailing schedules are affected. It may take two to three weeks for operations to return to normal in Shanghai.