Saturday, September 9, 2017

Businesses Face ‘Major Supply Chain Disruption’

Tribune Business Editor

Bahamian businesses were yesterday warned to brace for “significant supply chain disruption”, with no freight vessels arriving at Nassau until possibly “late next week”.

Michael Maura, the Nassau Container Port’s (NCP) chief executive, told Tribune Business that Hurricane Irma’s forecast track suggested the Category 5 storm could cause major damage to all Florida ports that serve the Bahamas.

With the likes of Tropical Shipping and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) having sent their vessels out to sea to avoid the ‘super storm’, Mr Maura said it was uncertain when they would be able to return and resume normal cargo service to the Bahamas.  Read more >>