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June 16, 2023
Lori Ann LaRocco

“This indicates that the vessel had been ordered to delay arrival and kill time until more direction could be provided,” Ashiq said. “She is currently on her way inbound with an ETA of [Friday at] 9 p.m. local time and sailing at 9.9 knots. All of these vessels are just examples of how the slowdown has impacted the transit time of vessels.”

Paul Brashier, vice president of drayage and intermodal at ITS Logistics, told American Shipper that his team has been keeping track of the ever-changing ETAs of the vessels carrying their clients’ products.

“The last two weeks have been a very busy one for the staff,” he said. “Clients saw the uncertainty and we started receiving calls for their future freight to be moved to the East Coast ports.”

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