The year is ending with a cold snap in China, causing Port and channel closures due to strong winds.

We’ve gathered all the reports you need for China in one place.  That includes the latest Chinese port waiting times for you for crude oil, grain, iron ore and coal, as well as the latest weather report.

If you have vessels in China the following reports are essential reading. They come directly from our partner on the ground, the largest, non-state-owned shipping agency in China, Oceanfavor Group.

Port congestion reports, China (20th December 2023)

The latest information on congestion in Chinese ports. Per port information for your grains, iron ore, coal and crude oil vessels. This report gives you waiting times, vessels at anchorage and our outlook for future congestion.

View the detailed report for major Chinese ports

➡️ Grains, iron ore and coal

➡️ Crude oil

The weather report, China (22nd December 2023) – port and channel closures

From 08:00 on 22nd December to 08:00 on 23rd December, there will be northeasterly winds at force 8, gusting at force 9-10 in the Taiwan Strait, the waters east of Taiwan, the Bashi Channel, and much of the South China Sea. In some areas of the Taiwan Strait, the northeastern and southwestern parts of the South China Sea, the wind force can reach 9, gusting at 10-11.
From 26th to 27th December, there will be cold air affecting the areas north of the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River, bringing strong winds and cold weather.  Click here for the full report, including port and channel closures.



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