“The backlog of cargo ships in southern California reached an all-time high this week as a supply chain crisis continues to overwhelm America’s busiest port complex. On Tuesday more than 100 ships were waiting to unload thousands of containers outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.” Backlog of cargo ships at southern California ports reaches an all-time high.

+ This is bad for the economy and bummer for you if you’re waiting on something. But its worse for the people who work on these ships. There are now approximately 300,000 seafarers trapped working aboard ships.