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Global dockers unions support Liverpool striking port workers

The workers' strike action at the Port of Liverpool began yesterday (19 September) and is expected to last until 3 October. Today, on 20 September,...

ITF warns about tug workers safety

Last year, two tug workers, Troy Pearson and Charley Cragg, died while they were pressured to tow a barge for Rio Tinto despite the...

Transport unions call for immediate ceasefire and withdrawal of Russian military from Ukraine

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) call for an immediate ceasefire in hostilities, for the conflict to...

Port congestion: don’t you dare blame the dockers!

"Dockers never stopped," highlighted Terje Samuelsen, European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) Dockers Section Chair, and Berardina Tommasi, ETF Policy Officer for Dockers. The Covid-19 pandemic...

Savvy lines act to protect cash flow

Shipping lines have learned the lessons of the substantial fall in demand experienced during the financial crisis in 2008/9 and have managed capacity in...
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Port of Valencia approves new container terminal project

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Nokia to deploy private wireless network at major container terminal in Chile

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