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China shipping logjam chokes Christmas in US and Europe

Pandemic leaves containers in wrong places and ports under strain

Germany's Hamburg port. An upsurge in demand during the year-end holiday season in Europe and the U.S. has coincided with severe disruption to global logistics chains.   © Reuters

HAMBURG, Germany/PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Severe bottlenecks in trade between China and the rest of the world are frustrating retailers and shoppers in Europe and the U.S. during the year's biggest shopping season.

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