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On December 4, local sources relayed information about a tentative negotiation agreement following a renewed strike action on November 30 by ground handling agent Frankfurt Cargo Services (FCS). The five strike actions which occurred in November have caused a large backlog of import freight, extremely long waiting times and causing severe delays to shipments.Read more
The Jakarta International Container Terminal Workers Union (SP JICT) is planning to stage a strike action from August 3rd – 10th at the Port of Tanjung Priok in Indonesia in a protest against unpaid bonuses. The Port Authority of Tanjung Priok is reportedly aware and has implemented contingency plans to minimize the impact of the work stoppage on port operations by bringing in workers from surrounding ports to assist with services.Read more
Several carriers and barge operators have started to impose congestion surcharges at the ports of Antwerp, Belgium and Rotterdam, Netherlands in response to lengthening delays in loading and unloading at the two largest European container ports. Barges are currently facing delays between 36 to 120 hours in extreme cases.