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Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Strikes — By on July 25, 2015 at 6:01 PM

GAC 01072014World Holidays: 26 July-8 August 2015
COUNTRY: Worldwide

Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following:

  • Thu 30 Jul – Asarnha Bucha Day (Thailand)
  • Fri 31 Jul – Esala Full Moon Poya Day (Sri Lanka)
  • Sat 1 Aug – Trinidad & Tobago Emancipation Day
  • Sat 1 Aug – Congo Parents Day
  • Mon 3 Aug – August Bank Holiday (UK & Ireland)
  • Fri 7 Aug – Ivory Coast Independence Day

For information about operations around the world contact the respective GAC office. Details may be found under ‘GAC Worldwide’ at

National strike planned for Monday 27 July
July 25, 2015, Brazil, all ports

The Brazilian government’s latest proposal has failed to convince federal workers to cancel a national strike scheduled for Monday, 27 July.

If the strike goes ahead, around 80% of all Brazilian federal employees will not work for an undetermined time.

Workers are demanding salary increases and other benefits.

For information about operations in Brazil contact GAC Brazil at

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