Archive for the ‘Strikes’ Category

Workers beat worsening conditions with rail strike

Workers beat worsening conditions with rail strike
Rail workers in Sweden celebrated a victory on Wednesday as employers Veolia agreed to a deal, bringing a 16-day long strike to an end. The dispute arose when 250 members of the ITF-affiliated SEKO union were given notice they’d be fired from their jobs on the railway – only to be rehired on hourly...
June 27th, 2014 | ITF, Labour Disputes, Rail, Strikes | Read More

Update: LATAM action

Update: LATAM action
The ITF HQ’s in London 26 June 2014 – The planned strike by the LAN Peru mechanics’ union (SITALANPE) has been suspended until Saturday, June 28th. By this date the assembly of workers will have been presented with the proposal for working conditions and the workers will have decided whether...
June 26th, 2014 | ITF, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * France, Fos – Tug boat crew strike * United Arab Emirates, Dubai – Ramadan 2014 working hours * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Dredging and removal/laying of private moorings * Australia, Port Kembla –...
June 24th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

East Asia maritime week begins

East Asia maritime week begins
23 June 2014 – ITF inspectors and dockers’ and seafarers’ union members began an East Asian maritime action week today in ports in Japan, Korea, Russia and Taiwan. The event runs from 23 to 27 June. During the event joint inspection teams will check and enforce decent pay and working conditions...
June 23rd, 2014 | HR, ITF, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

LAN and TAM airline workers to take action this week

LAN and TAM airline workers to take action this week
The ITF HQ’s in London · LAN and TAM airline unions will take lawful solidarity action this week in Chile, Colombia and Argentina in support of strikes by LAN Peru mechanics and LAN Argentina flight attendants · LAN Peru union leader reports detention and threats in Lima Airport. This week 23...
June 23rd, 2014 | ITF, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * India, all ports – Cyclonic Storm ‘Nanauk’ * Australia, Dalrymple Bay – Revised Line Handling & Wharfage charges * Brazil, all ports – National stevedores’ strike postponed *...
June 11th, 2014 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Turkey, Bosporus – Fog at Bosporus * Brazil, all ports – Possible stevedores’ strike * Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 09/06/14 DATE: June 09, 2014 COUNTRY: Turkey PORT: Bosporus Fog...
June 9th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

ISS advises of national stevedores strike in Brazil

ISS advises of national stevedores strike in Brazil
ISS Brazil is advising of a potential national stevedores strike planned to commence on the 10th June 2014. The indefinite strike, organised by the Union of Stevedores, is expected to affect stevedore operations in all ports across Brazil and is predicted to cause considerable delays with cargo operations...
June 6th, 2014 | HR, Ship Agencies, Strikes | Read More

ITF: ‘World Cup warning well and truly sounded’

ITF: ‘World Cup warning well and truly sounded’
The ITF HQ’s in London Commenting on this week’s warning actions by workers of the LATAM airline across Latin America, ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) civil aviation secretary Gabriel Mocho said: “A World Cup warning has been well and truly sounded. This week’s actions...
June 6th, 2014 | ITF, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Canada, Vancouver – Possible tug strike (Update: 6 June 2014) * India, Mormugao – Draft at Mormugao Port * Australia, all ports – Queensland Ports Strategy DATE: June 06, 2014 COUNTRY: Canada PORT:...
June 6th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Canada, Vancouver – Possible tug strike (Update 5 June 2014) * India, Kolkata – June draft increased * Panama, Panama Canal – Neopanamax ship to be chartered for training * Bunker Update –...
June 5th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Canada, Vancouver – Possible tug strike (Update: 4 June 2014) * India, Kandla – Exemption from priority berth hire charges * Australia, all ports – Pilotage & conservancy fees to increase *...
June 4th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Canada, Vancouver – Possible tug strike * India, Paradip – Enhancement of draft at berths for August * Singapore, Pasir Panjang – Reclamation at Pasir Panjang Terminal & wharves * Indonesia,...
June 3rd, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Global unions demand justice for Philippines fishery workers

Global unions demand justice for Philippines fishery workers
  The ITF HQ’s in London 29 May 2014 – Global unions the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and IUF (International Union of Food, Agricultural and Hospitality Workers) today demanded the reinstatement of 78 unfairly sacked workers at Philippines seafood supplier Citra...
May 29th, 2014 | ITF, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

HOT Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Norway, Oslo – Municipal/communal services strike averted * Panama, Panama Canal – Requirement for pilot platforms & shelters * Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 27/05/14 DATE: May 27, 2014 COUNTRY:...
May 27th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Norway, Oslo – Threatened strike could affect maritime traffic * Nigeria, all ports – Democracy Day public holiday declared * Yemen, all ports – Safe deposit of weapons on board * Singapore, Jurong...
May 26th, 2014 | Associations, Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * India, Mumbai – Storm gate closure * Thailand, all ports – Ports operating during curfew hours * Singapore, Jurong Port – Upgrading of Jurong Terminal Berths * Australia, Port Hedland – Tugboat...
May 23rd, 2014 | Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Civil aviation unions demand rights agreement or risk World Cup flights

Civil aviation unions demand rights agreement or risk World Cup flights
19 May 2014 – Civil aviation union leaders have warned that World Cup flights could be delayed or cancelled unless LATAM Group employers agree to restart pay negotiations urgently with Peruvian unions. With less than a month to go before the World Cup starts, representatives of LATAM network trade...
May 19th, 2014 | Airline Industry, Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Singapore, Singapore – Works at Siloso Beach, Sentosa Island * Australia, Port Hedland – Threat of tugboat strike looms * Australia, Port Hedland – Closure of BPHB berths DATE: May 16, 2014 COUNTRY:...
May 16th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Planned lock chamber closures at Kiel-Holtenau * Norway, all ports – Ship engineers’ strike averted * United States, Beaumont, Texas – Safety Zone for boat races * Yemen,...
May 15th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Strike Club reports strong performance

Strike Club reports strong performance
Bill Milligan, chairman and chief executive of Strike Club The Strike Club, the market leader for delay insurance for the marine trades, reports a strong start to its new policy year that commenced on February 1, with continuing demand for its mutual entries and fixed-premium products covering war risks,...
May 15th, 2014 | HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, ITF, Labour Disputes, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Reports, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Norway, all ports – Possible ship engineers’ strike * Australia, all ports – Protection of Sea Levy reduction * Australia, all ports – Changes to Bunker excise * Egypt, Suez Canal –...
May 14th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Icelandair pilots demand better conditions

Icelandair pilots demand better conditions
13 May 2014 – The fight for better conditions continues, as the ITF-affiliated Icelandic Airline Pilots Association (FIA) carried out the first of five planned strikes last Friday 9 May. The agreement between employers Icelandair and its pilots expired in November last year. Since then, negotiations...
May 13th, 2014 | Airline Industry, Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

Risk of extensive strike in Norwegian airline

Risk of extensive strike in Norwegian airline
Turid Svendsen The Norwegian airline with the same name is in danger of being thrown into a comprehensive strike by its cabin crew in Norway and Denmark within a short period of time. A strike could affect the company’s flights across much of Europe. The airline, which in 2012 signed the biggest deal...
May 9th, 2014 | Airline Industry, Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

Underground workers win concessions as strike suspended

Underground workers win concessions as strike suspended
9 May 2014 – The ITF-affiliated National Union for Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) suspended planned strike action in London, UK this week, as it won significant employer concessions. The strike was the latest in a series of industrial actions to defend workers’ jobs. Employer London...
May 9th, 2014 | ITF, Labour Disputes, Rail, Strikes | Read More