The three main trade unions in Belgium have called for a general strike on Monday, 24 November in the province of Antwerp, and on Monday, 15 December nationwide in Belgium. These protests are a result... View Full Post
November 19, 2014 - Seven carriers have decided to suspend the announced congestion surcharges for cargo moving via U.S. West Coast ports, that was supposed to enter into effect on November 17, 2014. ... View Full Post
A number of container lines operating between the U.S. and Asia say they intend to implement congestion charges of up to US$1,600 per 40-foot container for inbound cargo and US$375 per 40-foot contain... View Full Post
Contentious West Coast negotiations curtail terminal operations at Oakland; drivers picket LA / Long BeachNovember 13, 2014
The SSA Terminal, one of the Port of Oakland, California's largest sea container terminals, was closed yesterday, November 12, adding to delays in another incident revealing the contentious state of n... View Full Post
November 7, 2014 - Dockworkers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are slowing operations to gain leverage during contract negotiations, management said. The Pacific Maritime Assn., which repr... View Full Post
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