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Port of Montreal

March 17, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Port of Montreal longshoremen to vote on final offer Sunday

The parties involved in a seven-month truce at the Port of Montreal have not reached an agreement to date, but the 1,125 longshoremen will vote on a final offer on Sunday.

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aerial truck yard with semis parked and leaving

March 8, 2021 Ocean Freight

'Nightmare' for hauliers as demand swamps landside services at port of Liverpool

Peak vessel demand at the UK port of Liverpool last week brought severe landside delays and nightmarish waits for hauliers at the T1 terminal, according to a spokesperson for Peel Ports.

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plane landing

March 5, 2021 BDP Tradewatch

Joint US-UK statement on suspension of large civilian aircraft tariffs

The United States and the United Kingdom today released a joint statement announcing a four-month suspension of tariffs related to the ongoing large civilian aircraft dispute.

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Stacked containers

March 2, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Container chaos will take through to Q3 to resolve: TPM

Shippers have been told they’ll need to wait through to the second half of the year before any semblance of normality returns to container trade flows.

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US Capitol

February 25, 2021 Ocean Freight BDP Tradewatch

Biden orders review of US supply chains after a year of shortages, delays

President Joe Biden signed an executive order Wednesday that will result in a 100-day review of supply chains by the executive branch for pharmaceuticals, critical minerals, semiconductors and large capacity batteries.

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