US west coast ports heading for total shutdown as union ups industrial action Monday, 10 November 2014 9:53 a.m.
As predicted earlier this week, go-slows at US west coast ports have now spread to southern California, with up to 80% of container handling capacity on the coast now in danger of being affected. The west coast terminal employers’ body, the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), yesterday said that do… » more posted: 4 years 8 months ago
End in sight for HK port strike? Friday, 26 April 2013 9:09 a.m.
Hong Kong: The end might be in sight for the nearly month-long strikes that have rocked Hong Kong port. Striking dockworkers said yesterday they would be prepared to ease their demands so long as contractors put agreements in writing. Workers want direct talks with Everbest, a contractor managing… » more posted: 6 years 2.5 months ago