All shipping lines have at the beginning of the year made quite moderate changes in the rates, around plus US $ 150 / TEU.
However there are still problems in the Gothenburg port. Last week delays incurred due to storm and heavy weather and the overtime ban which means that the port is not able to put in extra resources. Despite the ongoing dialogue, the Dockworkers Union announced a new strike notice. The strike is scheduled for Tuesday, 24 January, from 12:00 to 20:00.