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Spanish dockworkers call for four new 48-hour partial strikes

June 16, 2017

June 15, 2017 - The stevedores' unions have called for four new 48-hour stops by the end of this month of June and the beginning of July. The stoppages will be partial, as they will only affect odd ho... View Full Post

Qatar Airways Suspension of Flights to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Kingdom of Bahrain

June 5, 2017

June 2, 2017 - On Monday, the governments of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain announced that they have severed diplomatic relations with Qatar. Caught in the diplomatic crisis is t... View Full Post

Port workers in Spain to strike next week

June 2, 2017

June 2, 2017 - Spanish port workers said on Thursday they would go on strike for three days next week to protest against the reform of operations aimed at liberalizing hiring practices in a heavily-un... View Full Post

Brazil’s ports braced for possible week of industrial action by customs workers

May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017 - Audit inspectors of Brazil's customs services are saying they will go ahead with a planned week of strikes at the country's ports, continuing disruptions to shipper that began last week... View Full Post

Spanish parliament passes port reform

May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017 - Spanish parliament has adopted the royal decree of the country’s government aimed at reforming the port system in Spain, despite strong disapproval by dockworkers and upcoming strikes... View Full Post