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Thessaloniki Port Authority (ThPA) announces the successful completion of the Collective Labor Agreement

Thessaloniki Port Authority (ThPA) has announced the successful completion of the constructive dialogue with the Federation of Greek Port Employees (OMYLE) and...

New agreement between Malta Freeport Terminals and Malta Dockers Union to provide stability

Malta Freeport Terminals and the Malta Dockers Union have just signed an 11-year agreement that will provide stability for licensed port workers as well as for...

Container terminals of the Port of Valencia resume their ordinary activity March 31

This announcement is part of the Contingency Plan prepared by the Guarantee Mark that was established last week to alleviate the effects generated by the storm...

Port of Valencia establishes contingency plan to help ease congestion

València, Spain (PortSEurope) March 28, 2022 – The Port Authority of Valencia (APV) has established a contingency plan to help ease congestion at the...

Port of Bilbao reduces growth forecast

Bilbao, Spain (PortSEurope) March 22, 2022 – The Port of Bilbao has reduced its growth forecast for 2022 from 7.4% to around 2%. The reasons are twofold....

Port of Algeciras faces a third day of the strike of road freight carriers without pickets and without trucks

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) March 16, 2022 – The Port of Algeciras faces the third day of the strike of road trucks – without pickets and...

ITF Dockers unite against Putin’s Ukraine invasion

Press release – International Transport Workers’ Federation – March 3, 2022 Following last week’s call from transport unions for an immediate...

Agency formed to support workers in transhipment in the Port of Cagliari

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (Ports Europe) March 4, 2022 – The port authority covering the port of Cagliari has established K.A.L.POR.T. S.R.L. (Karalis...

Ports of Limassol and Larnaca set for labour strikes

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) February 18, 2022 – An offer regarding renewal of collective agreements from the Ministry of Labour for workers at the...

BAT start process to hire staff in new Port of Trieste facility

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) February 16, 2022 – Last September, British American Tobacco (BAT) announced plans to invest around €500 million to...

Workers at COSCO’s Piraeus Port Authority strike for 24 hours

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 9, 2022 – Members of the Union of Container Workers carried out a strike for 24 hours on February 7. The workers...

Unions concerned about future TEU volumes at Port of Taranto

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) January 25, 2022 – The Southern Italian Port of Taranto has benefitted so far this year from over-capacity at Malta...

Yilport’s San Cataldo Container Terminal in Taranto port hires workers

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) January 12, 2022 – In a positive start to 2022, the San Cataldo Container Terminal (SCCT) in the Port of Taranto has hired...

PSA Genova Pra’ to introduce container surcharge

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) January 10, 2022 – Many ports globally are being blocked by the increasing number of containers (TEU) stored at their...

Comet srl workers plan strike at Port of Messina

Messina, Italy (Ports Europe) January 4, 2022 – The Uiltrasporti trade union has proposed that workers of Comet srl, a concessionaire at the port of...

EU to support former workers at Cagliari container terminal

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (PortSEurope) December 15, 2021 – The European Parliament has approved the disbursement of around €1.49 million ($1.68...

Strike action at APM Terminals Algeciras threatens to spread in the port

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) November 25, 2021 – Some workers at APM Terminals Algeciras (APMT) have been taking strike action since last Friday, and...

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