Ocean shipment delays

Other Names:
Inadequate sea transport facilities

Delays in shipping owing to unavailability of vessels, strikes, or port congestion, may cause excessive storage costs, food spoilage, exposure to weather, exposure to theft and pilfering, delays in overseas production or construction in the absence of materials; and, in the case of needed food, medical, or disaster relief shipments, even death.

Narrower Problems:
Port delays
Related Problems:
Unreliable river transport
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST