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Chairs DeFazio, Carbajal Announce Hearing on the Impacts of Shipping Container Shortages and Increased Demand on the North American Supply Chain

June 14, 2021

Washington, DC- Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Salud Carbajal (D-CA) announced the subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, “Impacts of Shipping Container Shortages, Delays, and Increased Demand on the North American Supply Chain.” This hearing will examine shipping container shortages caused by heightened demand of consumer products arriving from Asia, as well as how overstretched supply chains have affected our nation’s ports.

The witnesses list is available here on the committee’s website. Written testimony and a livestream can also be found on that page once available.

HEARING DETAILS

The Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Hearing on: 

“Impacts of Shipping Container Shortages, Delays, and Increased Demand on the North American Supply Chain.”

Tuesday June 15, 2021

11:00 a.m. EDT

2167 Rayburn House Office Building and virtually

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