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13-Apr-2018 LOCKMASTERS’ STRIKE FINISHED Kiel Canal, Germany Lockmasters’ strike finished Friday, April 13, 2018, Kiel Canal, Germany The strike by lockmasters in the Kiel Canal came to an end at 06:00 hours local time today (13 April). All locks at Brunsbuettel and Kiel are now back in service. (For...
April 13th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
11-Apr-2018 TESTING OF AUV OFF ST JOHN’S ISLAND Singapore LOCKMASTERS’ STRIKE DURATION UPDATE Kiel Canal, Germany Testing of AUV off St John’s Island Wednesday, April 11, 2018, Singapore From 16 to 27 April, testing of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) will be conducted in waters east of...
April 11th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
10-Apr-2018 LOCKMASTERS’ STRIKE ANNOUNCED Kiel Canal, Germany Lockmasters’ strike announced Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Kiel Canal, Germany A strike by lockmasters in the Kiel Canal has been announced for Thursday 12 April, most probably from 0600 to 2200 hours local time. As a result, both locks at...
April 10th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
27-Mar-2018 CANAL STRIKE Kiel Canal, Germany FOG HALTS TRAFFIC Bosphorus, Turkey Canal strike Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Kiel Canal, Germany The Kiel Canal authorities have advised of a strike from 0600 hours local time today (27 March) starting at Brunsbüttel locks. The strike is expected to last 24...
March 27th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
20-Mar-2018 IMPORT OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS Yemen ANCHORAGE CLOSED TO SHIPPING Port Kembla, Australia CANAL STAFF ON STRIKE Kiel Canal, Germany Import of agricultural chemicals Tuesday, March 20, 2018, Yemen With immediate effect, the import of fertilizers and agricultural chemicals to Yemen is prohibited,...
March 20th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

RMT protests in Aberdeen for SOS 2020 seafarers and offshore workers campaign

RMT protests in Aberdeen for SOS 2020 seafarers and offshore workers campaign
Mick Cash RMT, the union for Seafarers and Offshore workers, will take its SOS 2020 campaign for ending employment barriers to more jobs and training for UK seafarers and offshore workers to Aberdeen on Monday 26 February. In a two-stage demonstration, the union will protest outside the constituency...
February 23rd, 2018 | HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Strikes | Read More

Trade Union Votes to Tackle Stena Ferries

Trade Union Votes to Tackle Stena Ferries
… Ferry Officers to be Balloted for Industrial Action Nautilus UK branch conference condemns Stena Line threat to UK jobs Stena Line officers could be balloted for industrial action unless the company starts to engage in meaningful negotiations over a threat to UK seafarers’ jobs on its North...
October 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Claims, Disputes, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Strikes | Read More

European Dockworkers to hold two-hour strikes on June 29

European Dockworkers to hold two-hour strikes on June 29
The International Dockworkers Council (IDC) has called a Europe-wide port stoppage in support of the conflict faced by Spanish dockers and in opposition to the ultra-liberal policies of the European Commission (EC).  Once the conflict in Spain has been resolved, the IDC expects the EC to reconvene...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Strikes | Read More

Shipping Intelligence Advisory: Indefinite customs strike in Chile

Shipping Intelligence Advisory: Indefinite customs strike in Chile
Port of Tilbury, UK, 24 May 2017: Nisomar, the data-driven maritime services company, is advising of an indefinite strike from today, Wednesday 24 May, by the National Association of Customs Officers of Chile (ANFACH) which will affect all Chilean ports, airports and borders in the country. The strike...
May 24th, 2017 | Associations, Aviation, Labour Disputes, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

RMT protest in Poole at European Maritime Day event on Thursday

RMT protest in Poole at European Maritime Day event on Thursday
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT will be protesting against low-cost crewing in the shipping industry – as practiced by local employer Condor Ferries – outside the European Maritime Day conference in Poole on Thursday. The protest will take place Thursday 18th May, 8.30am, Poole Lighthouse Arts and...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

48 hour strike in Greece – Seamen’s Union

48 hour strike in Greece – Seamen’s Union
View of the Piraeus Port Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a 48 hour strike by the Seamen’s Union in Greece from 2-4 December. The strike is due to affect all domestic and local ferry routes to and from Piraeus to the Greek Islands.  Earlier, the Crew Union of the Tug boats also confirmed...
December 1st, 2016 | Labour Disputes, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  07-Oct-2016 PORT READINESS CONDITION YANKEE SET AS PORTS BRACE FOR HURRICANE MATTHEW Savannah & Brunswick, Georgia, USA OIL & GAS WORKERS’ STRIKE AVOIDED Norway EXTREMELY DANGEROUS HURRICANE MATTHEW MOVING CLOSER TO FLORIDA EAST COAST Florida, USA Port Readiness Condition...
October 7th, 2016 | Energy, Gas, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

North Sea oil strikers want your messages of support!

North Sea oil strikers want your messages of support!
Activists occupy Shell’s London offices. Photo: RMT North Sea oil strikers want to hear from you – that’s the message the ITF is delivering to its unions after an appeal from the RMT and Unite the Union, whose members are challenging an employer trying to slash their wages. 28/07/2016 – The...
July 28th, 2016 | Associations, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

48 hour rolling strikes in Greece from 26 May – Dockworkers’ Union

48 hour rolling strikes in Greece from 26 May – Dockworkers’ Union
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of 48 hour rolling strikes from 06:00 local time on 26 May by the Piraeus and Thessaloniki’s Dockworker Unions in Greece. Services to be affected by the strike action include porters, stevedores, cranes, gantry cranes, forklifts and the shuttle bus service...
May 24th, 2016 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

48 hour strike in Greece – Seamen’s Union

48 hour strike in Greece – Seamen’s Union
Pireaus Coastal Ships Port Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a 48-hour strike by the Seamen’s Union in Greece today, 6 May. The strike is expected to affect all domestic and local ferry routes as well as commercial vessels calling at Piraeus, Aspropyrgos, Eleusis, Pachi and Megara ports...
May 6th, 2016 | News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
                  22-Apr-2016 STRIKE ENDED, CANAL OPERATIONS RESUMED Kiel Canal, Germany ELECTRONIC CHART DISPLAY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS (ECDIS) Australia Strike ended, Canal operations resumed Friday, April 22, 2016, Kiel Canal, Germany The...
April 22nd, 2016 | Labour Disputes, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
     20-Apr-2016 SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS Hong Kong POSSIBLE STRIKE: UPDATE 20 APRIL 2016 Kiel Canal, Germany CLOSURE AT IZMIT BAY Izmit Bay, Turkey Seawall Reinstatement Works Wednesday, April 20, 2016, Hong Kong With immediate effect and for a period...
April 20th, 2016 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
              19-Apr-2016 UPDATED TRAFFIC MEASURES DUE TO HIGH WATER Houston TX, USA STRIKE ACTION AT PATRICK TERMINALS Brisbane & Melbourne, Australia POSSIBLE STRIKE AT LOCKS Kiel Canal, Germany Updated traffic measures due to high water Tuesday,...
April 19th, 2016 | Canals, Labour Disputes, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Freight forwarders call for action to resolve Grangemouth port dispute

Freight forwarders call for action to resolve Grangemouth port dispute
  Robert Keen The British International Freight Association has urged the Unite union and Forth Ports, the owner of Grangemouth port in Scotland to meet in order to achieve a swift resolution to the current industrial dispute. The current industrial action has seen all shipside activity at the port’s...
March 18th, 2016 | Associations, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

Transport workers protest across Europe in support of Polish dockers

Transport workers protest across Europe in support of Polish dockers
Maciek Konopka had his contract at DCT Gdansk terminated Transport workers have held protests in locations across Europe to demonstrate their objection to the poor treatment of workers in the Port of Gdansk, Poland. 09/02/2016 – ITF/ETF affiliated union Solidarnosc has members based at Deepwater...
February 9th, 2016 | Associations, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

New strikes in Greece on 4 February

New strikes in Greece on 4 February
Piraeus Coastal ships terminal Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a new 24 hour general strike in Greece on 4 February by both public and private sector unions, while the Seamen’s Union is scheduling another 48 hour strike on the same date. The action is expected to affect the routes of...
February 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

General strike in Greece extended by 48 hours

General strike in Greece extended by 48 hours
Port of Piraeus – The container terminal Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising that a general strike in Greece has been extended by another 48 hours and is affecting the routes of domestic and local ferries and commercial vessels calling at Piraeus, Aspropyrgos, Eleusis, Pachi and Megara...
January 29th, 2016 | Associations, HR, Labour Disputes, News, Strikes | Read More

New 48 hour general strike in Greece from 27 January

New 48 hour general strike in Greece from 27 January
Port of Piraeus Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a new 48 hour strike in Greece on 27 January which is expected to affect the routes of domestic and local ferries and commercial vessels calling at Piraeus, Aspropyrgos, Eleusis, Pachi and Megara ports for cargo discharging.  The strike...
January 25th, 2016 | Associations, Labour Disputes, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

20 January – 48 hour general strike in Greece

20 January – 48 hour general strike in Greece
Port of Piraeus Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a 48 hour strike of the Seamen’s Union in Greece on 20 January,  which is expected to affect the routes of domestic and local ferries, and commercial vessels calling at Piraeus, Aspropyrgos, Eleusis, Pachi, Megara and Thessaloniki...
January 19th, 2016 | Associations, Labour Disputes, News, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

3 December – 24 hour general strike in Greece

3 December – 24 hour general strike in Greece
Port of Piraeus Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a further 24 hour general strike in Greece on 3 December which is expected to affect vessel movements at many Greek ports and terminals. The public and private sector strike action is scheduled to start at 06:00 local time on 3 December and...
December 2nd, 2015 | Associations, HR, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More