Truck drivers at Port Metro Vancouver carried out their threat to go on strike to protest extensive delays at marine terminals that the truckers say are making their economic situation intolerable.
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10 Mar 2014
08 Mar 2014
Unionized truckers today rejected a tentative deal with Port Metro Vancouver, paving the way for a strike on March 10.
07 Mar 2014
A potential strike at Port Metro Vancouver, Canada’s largest container gateway, was averted after a government-appointed mediator helped hash out a tentative deal with port truck drivers, according to various reports.
04 Mar 2014
Summa, the Russian energy and transport conglomerate, confirmed its plans to build a container terminal in Ukraine when tensions between Moscow and Kiev ease.
03 Mar 2014
Unionized truckers at Port Metro Vancouver issued a 72-hour notice at the weekend that they are prepared to strike unless measures are taken to reduce long truck lines at marine terminals at Canada’s largest container port.
28 Feb 2014
Unifor-Vancouver Container Truckers’ Association says it will hold a strike vote on March 1 that could result in its members joining hundreds of other truckers who walked off the job...
28 Feb 2014
Li & Fung Logistics isn’t waiting for the worst-case scenario. The logistics division of Hong Kong-based sourcing giant Li & Fung — and other cargo owners like it who ship through the U.S. West Coast — will be watching closely over the next four months as the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and employers engage in tough negotiations on a new labor contract.
25 Feb 2014
Port Metro Vancouver in Canada is bracing for a threatened two-day strike by harbor truck drivers, and companies that work in the harbor say the impact could be immediate and severe.
05 Feb 2014
Middle East-based Simatech Shipping has announced the launch of a new container service connecting Vallarpadam Transshipment Terminal, India, with Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, starting this month.
28 Jan 2014
Northeast Australia is bracing itself as a tropical low develops in the Coral Sea and is forecast to make landfall as a cyclone later today or early tomorrow local time.