Suez Crisis, what does it mean for UK rail freight?

Never Given tied up in Rotterdam

With a Rotterdam-bound super carrier aground for almost a week in the Suez Canal, and world shipping in turmoil, where did that leave global logistics, and the impact on UK rail freight? The scale of maritime transport puts pressure on quayside handling at the best of times, and with hundreds of ships disrupted by the errant Ever Given, how long will the logistics backlog take to unwind?

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

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