Hanjin Shipping’s Busan container terminal and the turnaround times it affords are enough to make eyes water.
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24 May 2013
Yisrael Katz, Israel’s transportation minister, has announced that tenders for the construction and operation of two new ports will be issued by July 1, Haaretz reports.
21 May 2013
The Israeli government is planning to issue a tender to build a privately run seaport in the coming months, pledging to end the monopolies of the two main ports of Ashdod and Haifa, Haaretz reports.
10 May 2013
The International Transport Workers’ Federation and its affiliated maritime unions in Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine are aiming to improve safety and working conditions...
22 Apr 2013
The International Chamber of Shipping and the International Transport Workers’ Federation have made a joint submission to the International Maritime Organization expressing concern about...
16 Apr 2013
Seth D. Harris, acting secretary of labor of the U.S. Department of Labor, will re-establish the charter of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health.
11 Apr 2013
The Irish presidency of the European Union has secured an agreement with the European Parliament on a new Port State Control Directive.
04 Mar 2013
France has ratified the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, making it the 35th International Labour Office member state and the 13th European Union member state to ratify this convention, which sets out decent working and...
26 Feb 2013
Brazilian port workers have agreed to delay their planned strike until March 15 to negotiate with government changes in MP (provisional measure) Ports.
21 Feb 2013
The criminal Court of First Instance in Rabat, Morocco, has sentenced trade union leaders Said Elhairech and Mohamed Chamchati each to two and a half years of imprisonment.