Total vessel capacity waiting at ports increased to 1.94m teu or 6.5% of the fleet at the end of last week, with a growing number of ships waiting at Chinese ports. While port operations at Chinese ports remain normal, the rising number of ships waiting was due to scheduled delays for vessels phasing in/phasing out as well as ships entering and leaving drydock in China. The congestion situation in South Africa has continued to deteriorate with delays extended up to 10 days. Total capacity waiti