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container ship sailing through calm suez canal

March 25, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Moving the Ever Given may take weeks, experts say

Some 150 ships are now queueing both behind and ahead of it to pass through the vital canal, which carries about one-tenth of the world’s trade.

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Montreal

March 24, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Feds planning back-to-work legislation in event of Montreal port strike

An article in Quebec’s La Presse newspaper on March 23 suggests that the Trudeau government plans to react quickly to any strike action on the part of the longshoremen at the Port of Montreal.

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Montreal

March 23, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Port of Montreal longshoremen overwhelmingly reject employers collective agreement proposal

A massive majority of unionized Port of Montreal longshoremen voted to reject a final offer on a collective agreement on Sunday.

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Maersk shipping containers

March 17, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Imports spike at ports across US, Hapag-Lloyd warns of terminal congestion

The Port of Los Angeles had its busiest February in its history, with loaded imports reaching 412,884 TEUs — a nearly 53% YoY increase and an almost 19% uptick compared to 2019, according to figures from the port released Tuesday.

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