The reason your AMAZON order is delayed: 15 container ships carrying tons of essential goods are forced to drop anchor off California coast as Port of Oakland truckers go on strike (and it could last months)

by Boo_Randy

Heckova job sorting out that supply chain mess, Pete Buttplug.

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New photos show the growing number of ships waiting offshore as a trucker strike disrupts operations at the Port of Oakland in California.

The largest marine terminal at the Port of Oakland was closed on Thursday, while the three other marine terminals on the property had some on-ship labor underway, port spokesman Robert Bernardo said.

At least 15 ships are waiting offshore for a berth, officials said. KCBS Radio reported that the port closure could delay some Amazon deliveries. Amazon did not immediately respond to an inquiry from


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