Chittagong Shippers Brace for Eid Holiday Delays

Source: JoC Bangladesh officials are concerned that severe container congestion may occur at Chittagong Port, as the weeklong Eid holiday begins this Friday, marking the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan. During the festival period shippers stop taking delivery of import containers and sending outbound containers, as their factories remain closed for days. Port…

Avis concernant le sommet de l’OCS à Qingdao en juin

Le prochain sommet de l’Organisation de coopération de Shanghai (OCS) aura lieu à Qingdao, ville côtière de la province de Shandong, en Chine, les 9 et 10 juin 2018. Durant cette période, des répercussions possibles sur les chaînes d’approvisionnement sont à prévoir : Port de Qingdao 1. 20 mai au 20 juin : aucun chargement de matières dangereuses autorisé; 2. 20 mai…

India – Transporters End Strike at Nhava Sheva

Source: CIFFA Transporters hauling containers to and from Jawaharlal Nehru Port (Nhava Sheva) have called off their strike that lasted four days. Local politicians and transporters will hold an emergency meeting with the port authorities Tuesday to finalize an amicable solution to the issue. Meanwhile as previously reported port workers’ unions across India are planning…

Inde – Le syndicat des transports en grève au port de Nhava Sheva

Les exploitants portuaires de camions au port de Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) ont enlevé de la route hier matin leurs véhicules en vue de lancer une grève illimitée afin d’exercer de la pression sur les autorités pour qu’elles reconsidèrent le déploiement d’un réseau de transport réglementé le 1er mai. Comme les routes sont bloquées en direction…

India – Transport Union on Strike at Port of Nhava Sheva

Harbour truck operators at Jawaharlal Nehru Port (Nhava Sheva) took their vehicles off the roads yesterday morning and have called for an indefinite strike to pressure authorities to reconsider a regulated transport system rolled out on May 1st. Roads are being blocked to and from the port, and as a result all export and import…

India – Major Port Workers’ Unions Plan Indefinite Strike

Source: CIFFA; The Hindu Business Line Port workers’ unions in India are planning to go on an indefinite strike at each of the country’s 12 major seaports, on or after May 30th, 2018, according to the general secretary of the Water Transport Workers’ Federation of India. The national co-ordination committee of six federations of major…