Uncleared import boxes clogging India’s ports being used as ‘free warehousing’
April 24, 2020
There seems no end in sight to the congestion choking India’s ports. According to the Container Shipping Lines Association of India (CSLA), tens of thousands of uncleared import containers are clogging supply chains amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Mr Vaswani said many shipping lines had granted additional free time for container storage, despite most privately operated terminals not offering corresponding respite on port ground rent.