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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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