Aaron Clark and Annie Lee

Business, Logistics

Supply Chain Risk Grows as Weary Crews Halt Ships and Clog Ports

A container ship is docked at a terminal in Sydney, Australia, on June 3. A container ship is docked at a terminal in Sydney, Australia, on June 3. (Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg News)

A new risk to global supply chains is emerging as exhausted seafarers stuck offshore for months halt work, a breaking point caused by restrictions on crew changes amid coronavirus precautions.

Aaron Clark and Annie Lee | Bloomberg News
August 7, 2020