Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Ships moored Parana River Port

Argentine Port Workers Back On COVID-19 Vaccine Strike

By Hugh Bronstein (Reuters) – Argentine port workers said on Tuesday they would hold a 48-hour strike starting at midnight (0300 GMT Wednesday), after paralyzing agricultural exports from the country...

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 980

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
port of montreal strike

Trudeau Tries To Force Montreal Dock Workers To End Strike

By Sandrine Rastello (Bloomberg) Canada is planning legislation to end a general strike at the Port of Montreal that’s bound to worsen congestion at other sites and add to global...

April 27, 2021
Total Views: 1934

Monday, April 26, 2021
port of montreal strike

Dockworkers Begin Strike at Port of Montreal

MONTREAL, April 26 (Reuters) – Dockworkers at Canada’s second-largest port on Monday began their second strike in less than a year, as business leaders urged Ottawa to quickly end a walkout they...

April 26, 2021
Total Views: 1534

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Port of Montreal

Worker Strike Looms at Port of Montreal

By Marcy Nicholson and Sandrine Rastello (Bloomberg) — The biggest port in Eastern Canada may be seeing disrupted shipments if dockworkers and their employers can’t agree on a new union contract....

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 2306

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Ships at anchor in Santa Fe, Argentina

Over 100 Grain Ships Delayed Due To Argentine Port Strike

By Hugh Bronstein and Maximilian Heath (Reuters) Argentina is the No. 1 international exporter of soymeal livestock feed used to fatten hogs and poultry from Europe to Southeast Asia. Contract...

December 22, 2020
Total Views: 2109

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Spanish Dockerworkers Reach Accord with Business Association – Union

MADRID, June 29 (Reuters) – Spanish dock workers unions have reached an accord with business associations on labour conditions and called off planned strikes after the government passed a sector...

June 29, 2017
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Monday, June 5, 2017
Maritime News

Spanish Dockworker Strike Disrupts Ports and Trade Routes

MADRID, June 5 (Reuters) – Some of Spain’s biggest port terminals came to a standstill on Monday as shipping companies redirected cargos to avoid a dockers’ strike. After months of...

June 5, 2017
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Striking Ferry Workers Shut Channel Tunnel, Blockade Calais Port

Traffic was halted through the Channel Tunnel linking Britain and France on Tuesday after striking French ferry workers set fire to tires, while Britain's Foreign Office warned of migrants trying to get into vehicles queuing to enter the tunnel.

June 23, 2015
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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Dockworkers End Two-Day Strike at Israel’s Busiest Ports – UPDATE

Striking Israeli dockworkers defied a court order on Thursday and shut down the country's two main seaports for a second day in protest at the creation of two new foreign-run ports.

May 28, 2015
Total Views: 3

Monday, September 22, 2014

West Coast Port Strike Appears Unlikely, Panel Hears

Negotiations on a new labor contract for 20,000 dockworkers at West Coast ports will probably conclude without a labor disruption, a shipping consultant said at an industry conference.

September 22, 2014
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Maritime News

Canada Ports Win as Container Ships Divert on Labor Concern

Traffic at Canada's Port of Prince Rupert soared 49 percent in July from a year earlier as container ships try to avoid delays from a possible strike by U.S. West Coast longshoremen.

August 27, 2014
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Maritime News

Union Workers At U.S. West Coast Grain Terminals Approve Contract

Union workers who load grain at U.S. West Coast terminals will return to work on Wednesday after ratifying a four-year contract that included work rule changes and wage increases, the union said on Tuesday.

August 26, 2014
Total Views: 2

Friday, August 22, 2014

Trucker Strike Disrupts Operations at China’s Ningbo Port

Thousands of truck drivers went on strike over salary and haulage rates in the eastern Chinese port of Ningbo this week, and a logistics firm said on Friday the industrial action was disrupting operations at the world's sixth busiest port.

August 22, 2014
Total Views: 3

Monday, August 18, 2014
tugs capesize bulk carrier iron ore terminal dry bulk

Tugboat Crews Threaten Biggest Iron Ore Port Trade

Tugboat crews, including deckhands paid more than some New York bankers, are threatening to disrupt shipments from the world’s biggest iron ore port as they negotiate for increased wages and improved conditions.

August 18, 2014
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Costly Shutdown Threatening West Coast Ports Spurs Talks

Twelve years after a labor dispute closed West Coast ports and cost the U.S. economy $1 billion a day, negotiators on both sides want to avoid a repeat that could be twice as expensive.

July 1, 2014
Total Views: 1

Monday, June 23, 2014
Maritime News

Longshoremen Contract Talks Threaten U.S. West Coast Ports

Business groups are urging longshoremen and their employers to avoid a dispute that could cripple ports along the West Coast and affect billions of dollars in commerce.

June 23, 2014
Total Views: 1

Friday, May 30, 2014
tugs capesize bulk carrier iron ore terminal dry bulk

Tug Officers Join Deckhands in Approving Port Hedland Strikes

Tugboat officers at Australia’s Port Hedland joined deckhands in approving work stoppages, risking disruptions at the world’s biggest bulk export terminal that may cost suppliers $93 million a day.

May 30, 2014
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Deal Reached To End Month-Long Strike At Canada’s Largest Port

By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER, March 26 (Reuters) – Negotiators on Wednesday reached a deal to end the month-long container truck strike that has crippled operations at Canada’s largest port and...

March 26, 2014
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Operação do Navio Maersk Lavras santos brasil

Dock Workers At Brazil’s Santos Port To Strike On Wednesday

SAO PAULO, July 9 (Reuters) – Dock workers at Brazil’s key shipping port of Santos, the largest in South America, are planning a 24-hour strike on Wednesday to protest a...

July 9, 2013
Total Views: 9

Monday, May 20, 2013

Argentina’s Main Grains Ports Paralyzed By Labor Strike

Port workers in Argentina's main grains hub of Rosario went on strike over wages on Monday, slowing exports from the world's No. 1 soymeal and soyoil supplier.

May 20, 2013
Total Views: 1