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Spanish government, trade unions terminate talks on stowage sector reform

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) February 14, 2017 – Barely an hour and a half of a meeting was enough for the government, employers and trade unions to...

Spanish Public Works Ministry, trade unions to discuss port reform on Feb 14

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) February 13, 2017 – Spanish Ministry of Public Works will meet with trade unions again on February 14 to try to approach...

Valencia port unions, employers have 72 hours to discuss reform proposals

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) February 13, 2017 – Normality returned on February 12 to Valencia port after the agreement reached by port companies and...

Spanish Minister rejects trade union proposals for stowage sector reform

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) February 13, 2017 – In the midst of a trade union mobilisation against the Spanish government’s proposal for the...

ITF: Spanish port plans ‘beyond belief’

London, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) February 9, 2017 – The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) president and dockers’ section...

Minister claims improvements as Limassol workers plan strike

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) – February 7, 2017 – Following the privatisation of Limassol port last week, the port remains disrupted. Customers...

Limassol port to close on Friday ahead of takeover

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) January 28, 2017 – Immediately prior to private companies taking over operations at Limassol port, the port remains...

Announcement from Emanuele Grimaldi & Antonis Maniadakis – Minoan Lines

Heraklion, Greece (Ports Europe) January 28, 2017 – Articles which recently appeared on the Greek press have raised the issue of a possible reduction of...

Valencia port workers participate in Rotterdam training project

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) January 20, 2017 – A course for the managers of terminals Noatum, Intersagunto and APM Terminals is being held this week...

Ukrainian Seaports acting chairman meets with trade unions

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) January 16, 2017 – The recently-appointed acting chairman of USPA Raivis Veckagans has met with representatives of local...

Spanish Healthcare Minister to mediate in finding solution to Vigo port crisis

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) January 17, 2017 – The controversial operation of the Border Inspection Post (BIP) at Vigo port has been placed on the...

Limassol port pilots start strike action

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) January 12, 2017 – Port pilots at the Cypriot port of Limassol went on strike yesterday following a request to train...

Varna port blocked by fishing fleet

Varna, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) January 9, 2017 – Following a month of protests, the Bulgarian fishing fleet, the representative organisation Black Sea...

Livorno port gets EU financing for staff training projects

Livorno, Italy (Ports Europe) January 10, 2017 – Livorno port is set to become a national training centre with a team effort between trade unions and...

Vigo port praises changes in stevedoring activity rules

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) January 6, 2017 – Vigo port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Vigo) has praised the changes adopted by dockworkers, which, in its...

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