Shipping stocks that could benefit from global supply chain disruptions


Aerial view of shipping containers sitting stacked at Shenzhen Yantian Port on February 27, 2021 in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province of China.

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Skyrocketing shipping prices, exacerbated by limited vessel supply, could bode well for some of analysts’ favorite shipping stocks.

Global supply chains have been severely disrupted this year by a slew of issues right as a resurgence in trade and strong demand for commodities meant more goods needed to be moved. 

In April, one of the world’s largest container ships became wedged in the Suez Canal, halting traffic for nearly a week. The waterway is one of the busiest in the world, with about 12% of trade passing through it.



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