Congestion is building up at Middle East Gulf and Southeast Asian ports, with Jebel Ali, Singapore and Port Klang all recording increased vessel waiting times in the last 2 weeks. The ISC/Middle East and Southeast Asia regions account for 15% and 16% respectively of total global congestion at the moment with pressure building up on increased cargo volumes this year. Global port congestion continue to affect 5% to 6% of the global fleet, with Chinese port congestion easing slightly last week due