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Logistics News March 2020 -Emergency under coronavirus covid19 issue-

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Logistics News March 2020 -Emergency under coronavirus covid19 issue-

2020.03.25

ikki summarises the situation of world logistics especially between Japan and the World.

Please find the information from below;

 

North America

United States

  • Automobile factory stop the operation → the shipment schedule from Japan can be cancelled

Washington state

  • Shipment from China need to spend 14 days after departure to enter ports (14 days rule)

California and other states

  • The curfew was imposed. Nevertheless, the workers at ports considered as “essential worker”, so less risk of delay.

 

Canada

  • No regulation so far.

 

South America

  • There are some regulations, but not applicable to the logistics.

 

Algentine

  • The number of workers are limited.

 

Brazil

  • There was a news about the suspension of ports at Santos, but it was a fake news.

 

Europe

  • Automobile factory stop the operation → the shipment schedule from Japan can be cancelled
  • Some countries shut down the country borders and imposing the curfew, but the logistics are not applicable.
  • Some of the truck drivers went back to home countries, so it affects the land transport.
  • Limiting the working hours and number of workers at ports in each countries. Especially in Rotterdam/La Havre/Antwerp/London Gateway, the workers are lacking and likely to be delayed.

 

Italy

  • The number of workers are limited in Genoa VTE, so likely to be delayed.
  • It might be in the same situation soon in the other ports in Italy.

 

Asia/Oceania

Australia

  • 14 rules applied to the shipment from China/ Iran/Korea/Italy.

Brisbane

  • 14 rules applied to all the shipment.

 

Singapore

  • As Malaysia block the country border, there is a serious lack of workers at the ports. Likely to be delayed.

 

Philippine

  • Luzon is blocked, and imposing the curfew and all the public transport suspended. Manila port is operated, but likely to be delayed.

 

China

Shanghai

  • Needs of reefer plugs at ports are over the capacity. Some reefer containers unloaded at Busan ports to use reefer plugs.

Tianjin

  • Needs of reefer plugs at ports are over the capacity. Some reefer containers unloaded at Busan ports to use reefer plugs.
  • The shipment from High risk areas*(please refer to below) cannot enter the ports at night time.

Yantian/Shekou

  • The shipment need to be inspected by Health authority to enter the ports.

 

High Risk Area* : South Korea /Japan / Iran / United States / Italy / France / Germany / Spain / England / Switzerland / Netherland / Belgium / Sweden / Norway / Denmark / Austria / Malaysia / Greece / Czech Republic / Finland / Canada / Saudi Arabia / Qatar

 

South Korea

  • Busan port is over the capacity, likely to be delayed.

 

If there is an update ikki will deliver information to you soon.

 

 

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