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May 3, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Canadian Government ends Montreal port strike

Striking dockworkers at Canada's second-biggest port will gradually return to work on Saturday, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) said, after the federal government passed a law to end the walkout.

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Port of Montreal

April 26, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Federal government set to intervene as Port of Montreal heads toward another strike

The federal government is preparing to rush through legislation in the event that dock workers at the Port of Montreal go ahead with a planned strike on Monday morning.

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April 20, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Good news, bad news 'and even worse news' from congested Euro ports

The knock-on effects of the blockage of the Suez Canal is likely to impact North Europe supply chains until June.

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Port of Montreal

April 12, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Port of Montreal longshoremen take a step towards possible strike

The union representing the Port of Montreal's longshoremen announced on Sunday that it has sent a notice to call a partial strike.

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cairo egypt

April 7, 2021 BDP Tradewatch

Egypt to implement 'single window' platform

Egypt has issued a new decree no. 149/Y2017 that will implement the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) and use the “single window” platform to commence with digital transformation.

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