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Container ships at anchor on Oct. 30 off Los Angeles-Long Beach awaiting berths
Adding to other recent evidence that congestion at Los Angeles-Long Beach is worsening, Hapag-Lloyd Wednesday announced delays to multiple services and said the overall situation “has reached a critical point.”

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