Wednesday, September 1, 2021
hyundai containership
Maritime News

HMM Office Staff Vote To Join Seafarer Strike

By Martina Li in Taiwan (The Loadstar) At 8pm Seoul time, seafarers working for HMM began a picket protest from two of the Korean flagship carrier’s ships in Busan port, even as...

September 1, 2021
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Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Loading Soybeans aboard ship in Rosario, Argentina

Massive Argentina Oilseed Strike Is Over

By Hugh Bronstein and Maximilian Heath (Reuters) – Argentina’s soy crushing companies signed a contract with the country’s oilseed workers unions late on Tuesday, ending a 20-day strike over wages...

December 30, 2020
Total Views: 847

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

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Maritime News

Greek Seamen End Strike After Reaching Deal on Wage Increase

ATHENS, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Greek seamen on Tuesday called off a strike that had kept ferries and passengers stranded in ports around the country, after reaching a deal with...

September 4, 2018
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Greek Ferry Crews Strike

ATHENS, April 18 (Reuters) – Greek ferries remained docked at the country’s ports on Wednesday as seamen, marine engineers and ship cooks walked off the job to protest against planned...

April 18, 2018
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

French Oil Sector Strikes Cause Tanker Backlogs

By Bate Felix and Amanda Cooper PARIS/LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) – Strikes by French oil sector workers protesting proposed labour reforms spread to all the country’s refineries on Tuesday, sapping...

May 24, 2016
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Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Maritime News

Petrobras Oil Worker Strike Shuts Offshore Platforms, Other Units

  By Peter Millard (Bloomberg) — Petroleo Brasileiro SA said its oil and natural-gas production has been cut because of a strike by workers protesting job losses, spending reductions and...

November 4, 2015
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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Norway Offshore Workers Agree Wage Deal, Avoiding Strike

Norwegian offshore oil rig workers signed a new wage deal on Thursday, avoiding a strike that could have cut energy production, labour unions said.

June 25, 2015
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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, June 18, 2015
Maritime News

Norwegian Offshore Workers Threaten Strike

Some 574 Norwegian rig workers could go on strike from next Thursday, potentially reducing oil production, unless a wage settlement is reached during talks with a state appointed mediator, three labour unions said on Thursday.

June 18, 2015
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Friday, March 27, 2015

UK North Sea Workers Give Overwhelming Support for Strike Ballot

Trade unions Unite and GMB said members working offshore in Britain's oil and gas industry had shown overwhelming support for industrial action over proposed changes to their terms and conditions in a consultative ballot which closed on Friday.

March 27, 2015
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Monday, February 2, 2015
anacortes refinery

Oil Workers Strike Seen Prolonging U.S. Refinery Repairs During Breakdowns

The biggest U.S. oil workers strike since 1980 will probably prolong time needed to make repairs after mechanical breakdowns, even as most refineries continue to operate at near-normal rates.

February 2, 2015
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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
DP World
Maritime News

Automation Forces Australian Maritime Union into Battle Against DP World

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) says they will take protected action against terminal operator DP World after they say the company refused to negotiate in good faith on a...

December 10, 2014
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Thursday, November 6, 2014
port hedland capesize bulk carrier

Port Hedland Tug Engineers Plan Strike

Tugboat engineers at Australia’s Port Hedland will strike next week, risking disruption to iron ore shipments through the world’s largest bulk export terminal.

November 6, 2014
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Monday, November 3, 2014
Maritime News

St. Lawrence Seaway Workers Go to Arbitration, Averting Strike

The union that represents workers along the St. Lawrence Seaway has agreed to take a contract dispute to arbitration, avoiding a strike that would have shut the waterway linking the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean.

November 3, 2014
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Friday, October 31, 2014

St. Lawrence Seaway Will Stay Open, For Now

Unifor, Canada’s largest union has extended the strike deadline imposed to the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) this week meaning the vitally-important maritime shipping artery will remain for the...

October 31, 2014
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Saint Lawrence Seaway Workers Threaten Strike

Union workers on the St. Lawrence Seaway, the waterway that links the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, have given notice of a possible strike, which could start on Friday afternoon, Unifor, Canada's largest private sector union, said on Tuesday.

October 28, 2014
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Friday, September 26, 2014

Golden Gate Ferry Captains Stage One-Day Labor Strike

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The Golden Gate passenger ferry system, California’s largest, was shut down on Friday by striking boat captains, disrupting service for thousands of San Francisco...

September 26, 2014
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
rt force tugboat teekay port hedland
Maritime News

BHP Vows to Prevent Port Hedland Tugboat Strike as Union Cites Impasse

BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s biggest mining company, is seeking to stop planned strikes by tugboat engineers at Australia’s Port Hedland export terminal which ships more than half the country’s iron ore.

August 5, 2014
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Friday, May 30, 2014
tugs capesize bulk carrier iron ore terminal dry bulk
Maritime News

Tug Officers Join Deckhands in Approving Port Hedland Strikes

Phoebe Sedgman and Jasmine Ng May 30 (Bloomberg) — Tugboat officers at Australia’s Port Hedland joined deckhands in approving work stoppages, risking disruptions at the world’s biggest bulk export terminal...

May 30, 2014
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