Monday, January 9, 2023

Labor Disruptions at World’s Ports Quadrupled in 2022 as Discontent Grows

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Labor unrest took an unusually heavy toll on ports around the world last year, and the outlook for continued economic

January 9, 2023
Total Views: 1039

Monday, October 24, 2022
tanker at sea

For the First Time in Four Years There’s No U.S. Crude Going to France

By Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) — For the first time in four years, there’s no US crude getting exported to France as a workers strike in the European

October 24, 2022
Total Views: 15466

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Labor Strike Hobbles South Africa’s Busiest Port

(Reuters) – Staff shortages caused by an ongoing strike over wages are impacting container and car terminals at South Africa’s Durban

October 12, 2022
Total Views: 650

Thursday, July 28, 2022

‘Huge Disruption’ Expected After UK Port Strike Vote

LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – Staff at Britain’s largest container port, Felixstowe, have voted in favour of strike action in a

July 28, 2022
Total Views: 2568

Friday, June 10, 2022

Korean Trucker Strike Cripples Port Of Busan

By Heejin Kim and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) An escalating strike by truck drivers in South Korea is adding more disruption to global supply chains, from a slowdown

June 10, 2022
Total Views: 1141

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

September 1, 2021
Total Views: 1918

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

December 30, 2020
Total Views: 860

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

December 22, 2020
Total Views: 2117

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

September 4, 2018
Total Views: 1

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

April 18, 2018
Total Views: 25

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

May 24, 2016
Total Views: 5

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

November 4, 2015
Total Views: 2

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

June 25, 2015
Total Views: 1

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

June 23, 2015
Total Views: 1

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

June 18, 2015
Total Views: 3

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

March 27, 2015
Total Views: 10

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

February 2, 2015
Total Views: 3

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

December 10, 2014
Total Views: 1

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

November 6, 2014
Total Views: 20

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

November 3, 2014
Total Views: 2