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Germany’s North Sea Ports Paralyzed by One Day Strike

Published Jun 23, 2022 7:06 PM by The Maritime Executive

Ports across Germany were paralyzed on Thursday as the trade union Ver.di staged what it calls a “warning strike,” aft...

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Russians Report First Foreign Ship Departed Mariupol

Published Jun 22, 2022 3:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

Russia’s state-controlled TASS News Agency announced the departure of what it calls the first foreign ship to depart Mariupo...

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Operation Sentinel Tests Out Saildrones for Security Patrols

Published Jun 19, 2022 10:44 PM by The Maritime Executive

Operational Sentinel has joined the U.S. Navy's efforts to test a proven long-endurance research drone for surveillance work i...

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IRC: Russian Blockade of Ukrainian Grain Will Have Deadly Consequences

Published Jun 16, 2022 11:34 AM by The Maritime Executive

The Russian blockade of Ukrainian food exports in the Black Sea is set to have deadly consequences for hunger-stricken countries w...

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South Korean Truckers End Strike After Port Wait Times Soar

Published Jun 15, 2022 4:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

Unionized truck drivers returned to work Wednesday morning in South Korea after reaching agreements with the Ministry of Land, Inf...

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No Strike or Lockout Planned as West Coast Labor Contract Nears End

Published Jun 14, 2022 8:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

With just over two weeks remaining before the longshore union contract for the U.S. West Coast ports expires, both sides felt comp...

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Blast Leaves Freeport LNG Partially Shut Through Late 2022

Published Jun 14, 2022 4:52 PM by The Maritime Executive

The outage at the Freeport LNG plant after last week's explosion will be much longer than originally believed, the firm announ...

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South Korean Military Moving Containers due to Truckers’ Strike

Published Jun 13, 2022 2:14 PM by The Maritime Executive

Members of the South Korean military were called out to drive tractor-trailer trucks in an effort to keep containers moving as tal...

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Ports in South Korea and Germany Hit by Strikes

Published Jun 10, 2022 7:34 PM by The Maritime Executive

Ports in both Germany and South Korea were impacted by strikes as workers respond to the increasing pressures of global inflation...

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Importers Call on Biden to be Involved in Longshore Contract Talks

Published Jun 8, 2022 6:27 PM by The Maritime Executive

With the labor agreements for longshore services at West Coast ports due to expire in three weeks, a collation of trade associatio...

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