30 Jan 2020
Update on Industrial Action in France

The strikes are still continuing across France. The port of Le Havre is closed and will remain closed on 30th and 31st January and there are no operational activities taking place at the port during this period. Shipments caught in the delays at the port may incur demurrage|detention charges which…

24 Jan 2020
Industrial Action in France

Oceanfreight from France is still proving to be a challenge as strikes continue across the country. Workers at Le Havre have been on strike 22nd - 24th January and the port of Le Havre is still closed. This means no Import or Export operations/activities. Many carriers have advised vessels…

26 May 2016
Update on French Strikes

Following on from last week, please note there will be strikes again on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th May.  We have also been advised that the truckers are currently facing shortages in fuel as well. It is mostly Le Havre and FOS port at the moment and we are waiting for more information regarding…

17 Mar 2015
Industrial Action ex India * Called Off *

All India Port Strikes on 16th March 2015 have been called off.   A one day ‘Token Strike’ on 16th March, which was called by JNPT workers has also been deferred. The Union has requested all their members to be present at JNPT Admn Bldg. at 1500hrs/16.03.15 to show their strength and at the same…

11 Dec 2014
Delays out of Europe / Italy

Please note we have been advised by Maersk that they do not have any equipment available ex Germany until the first or second week of January. There are also space issues on the freight trains until the end of the year. We are checking with other shipping lines regarding space availabilities on…

20 Oct 2014
German Rail Strikes

Recent industrial issues in Germany involving the Railways have begun to impact on the transportation of FCL movements within Germany.  We are trying to keep these to an absolute minimum but if you have any especially urgent Full Container movements from Germany, or from Switzerland or Austria,…

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