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Low freight rates and other factors lead to grain vessel backups

Excerpts from an article in the Western Producer titled ‘Ocean vessels again backed up at Pacific port’:

According to figures published by Canada’s Grain Monitoring Program (GMP), the number of ocean vessels waiting to be loaded with grain at the Port of Vancouver in late April stood at 24.

That’s at least double the historical […]

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