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UAE cuts working week to four-and-a-half days and moves weekend

‘National working week’ aimed at improving work-life balance and economic competitiveness.

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6.0-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Taiwan, Tremors Felt In Capital City

Earthquake In Taiwan: The 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of eastern Taiwan with shaking felt in the capital Taipei.

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Ningbo struggles with another Covid-19 outbreak

Parts of the district of Beilun, where the clothing factory is based, have gone into lockdown. Beilun is also where some of the city’s busiest container terminals are located.

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Another 2,500 flights canceled Monday

Of the more than 2,800 canceled flights, around 1,000 were within, into or out of the United States, according to FlightAware. Almost 11,000 flights are delayed.

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Chinese city sharply restricts travel to fight Covid-19 outbreak

The northern Chinese city of Xi'an dramatically tightened Covid-19 travel controls Wednesday (Dec 22) to fight a growing outbreak, with people banned from boarding trains without official permission and hundreds of flights cancelled.

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Port of LA threatens penalties for empty boxes left at clogged-up terminals

To nobody’s surprise, the spectre of late dwell charges on containers at the prime US port complex receded yet another week yesterday, as the port authorities of Los Angeles and Long Beach deferred a decision until 27 December.

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Massport upgrades looks to bring bigger ships to New England

Ever-increasing size of container ships means everything must be bigger and deeper

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Global supply chain disruptions ‘could remain high until H2 2022’

Renewed Covid-19 outbreaks, China’s sustained ‘zero’ policy to the pandemic, and demand and logistics volatility during Chinese New Year, point to a continuation of the current bottlenecks, Global Trade Report indicates

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Port Klang and Piraeus join Ningbo and LA at the top of the congestion charts

To familiar congestion names Shanghai, Ningbo, Los Angeles and Long Beach, other ports such as Piraeus and Port Klang can now be added.

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Container logistics industry faces another challenging year, finds survey

Many firms may rethink their strategy in 2022 as supply chain challenges persist, survey shows.

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