There will be a two-hour strike taking place across European ports on June 29, with all dockworker activities ceasing from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
 
This stoppage has been called to support Spanish dockworkers in their current conflict and to “fight the ultra-liberal model of the European Union that goes against the interests of workers and trade unions.”
 
The …


 

The Teamsters Union has begun labor disruptions at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.  Three trucking companies are the targets of the Teamsters Union and only these companies’ facilities are marked for picket lines.

In an effort to mitigate the effects of the strike, Omnitrans will not contract with the trucking companies currently involved in the labor …


 

Please find below today’s update on Cyclone Mora.

• Mora started taking its toll since 6 am this morning at Cox’s bazar. Kutubdia, Maheshkhali and  St. Martin area.

• Chittagong City started facing the storm since 9am this morning.

• Operation of Chittagong Port remains suspended since yesterday, Airport operation suspended from this morning.

• CFS operation had been …


 

Please read below notice issued by CN on Monday evening, May 29th, 2017

Dear Customers and Supply Chain Partners,
 
I am pleased to announce that CN has reached a tentative collective agreement with the Teamsters Rail Conference (TCRC-CTY), the union representing CN’s conductors in Canada. This will ensure continued service to our valued customers.
 
Details of the labour contract …


 

Dear Valued Patron

A budding tropical cyclone “MORA” in the Bay of Bengal will take aim at Bangladesh in the final days of May. Northeastern India and Myanmar also face dangers to lives and property. Cyclone Mora which is headed toward the Mayanmar-Bangladesh coast and expected to make land fall by tomorrow (30-May) afternoon/early evening. The weather can even …


 

CN – Labour Negotiations with TCRC Update

Please read below notice issued by CN on Saturday May 27th, 2017:

Dear Customers and Supply Chain Partners,

As you know from our previous Labour Update, CN is currently in collective bargaining with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (“TCRC”), which represents our CN conductors and yard coordinators on the CN mainline in …


 

Update on the status of the
Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and trade Agreement (CETA)


On May 11, 2017 the Senate completed its Third Reading of Bill C-30, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act.  The bill has since received Royal Assent and will soon become law.

The next step is for the Government of Canada to …


 

Container port congestion in China is spreading up and down the coast, as new liner-alliance schedules, added to poor weather, cause disruption to container shipping operations.
 
As previously reported, Shanghai’s Yangshan terminals are experiencing lengthy delays and vessel queues. The most congested facilities at Shanghai are now suffering from berthing delays of at least two days, and sources suggest …