Resilinc Special Report
Red Sea Shipping Crisis: Expert Analysis and Strategic Recommendations
Following the escalating tensions in the Red Sea, shipping giants MSC, Hapag-Llyod, CMA CGM, and Maersk have suspended travel through the Red Sea. Concerns grow as rates have increased to 151% week-over-week per 40-foot equivalent unit, and ships are to avoid Egypt’s Suez Canal, the fastest sea route between Europe and Asia, accounting for over 12% of the world’s shipping traffic. With the number of containers through the Red Sea falling by 70%, transit times have increased significantly for rerouted ships, and the disruption could lead to months-long ripple effects. Additionally, Tesla and Volvo Car have suspended most of their production in Europe due to shortages of components. Companies are advised to secure their supply chains proactively amid the ongoing crisis.
Learn more in this Resilinc Special Report about the impact of Red Sea shipping disruptions, trade routes, industry impacts, and strategic recommendations to prepare for potential disruptions proactively.