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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Port Congestion

There is port congestion in the Port of Matadi, Democratic Republic of Congo.  Currently, there is an average 16 days delay for feeder vessels berthing at the Port of Matadi.  The cause of the delay is the river draft.  The river is currently at 6.1m, the maximum is 7m, the river is low due to seasonal fluctuations.  The situation will improve in the next weeks because the river is being dredged and we are operating an additional 6 feeders to reduce the backlog.  Read More...

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Cargo Delays in Matadi, Democratic Republic of Congo

Due to operational issues, a backlog of cargo has been sitting in Matadi.  Until this backlog is cleared, the acceptance of reefer cargo via the United States will be ceased. Read More...

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