Lauren Etter and Brendan Murray

Government, Business, Logistics

Ocean Shipping Rates Driving Inflation, Experts Caution

Supply Chain Containerships at the Port of Seattle. (David Ryder/Bloomberg News)

Ocean shipping rates are expected to stay elevated well into 2022, setting up another year of booming profits for global cargo carriers — and leaving smaller companies and their customers from Spain to Sri Lanka paying more for just about everything.

January 18, 2022