Brazilian ports – strike action by customs staff

Associations, Labour Disputes, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies, Strikes — By on August 18, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Inchape banner3Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of national strike action by customs staff, potentially affecting Brazilian Ports from 19 August 2015.

The ‘standard operation’ strike (minimum permitted numbers of staff on duty) is pay-related and currently has no set end date.

ISS Brazil is working to co-ordinate berthing for its clients to avoid the strike and minimise impact where possible. The company will monitor regions affected and keep its clients updated.

About Inchcape Shipping Services

Inchcape Shipping Services is the world’s leading maritime and cargo services provider. With some 300 proprietary offices in 69 countries, and a workforce of over 4, 000 the company’s diverse global customer base now includes owners and charterers in the oil, cruise, container and bulk commodity sectors as well as naval, government and inter-governmental organisations.

ISS provides landside commercial and humanitarian logistics, transit, offshore support, informational and other associated maritime services. The company also provides a growing range of outsourcing services including global crew and marine spares logistics; port hub agency management; and sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning solutions through its subsidiary ShipNet.

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