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Piraeus Port Authority signs labour agreement

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) November 24, 2020 – Piraeus Port Authority SA has announced the successful completion of the negotiations between its...

APM Terminals Gijón benefits from Bilbao port labour strike

Gijón, Spain (PortSEurope) November 20, 2020 – The stevedore strike at Bilbao port in Northern Spain has led shipping lines to seek alternative ports,...

Basque government asks central government to end port strike

Bilbao, Spain (PortSEurope) November 17, 2020 – The Lehendakari, Iñigo Urkullu, president of the Basque government, has formally asked the Prime...

Pasaia port benefits from strike at neighbouring Bilbao port

Pasaia, Spain (PortSEurope) November 16, 2020 – The ongoing strike by stevedores at Bilbao port has driven shippers to seek alternative ports to collect...

Bilbao Port Authority and companies require stevedores to accept arbitration

Bilbao, Spain (PortSEurope) November 11, 2020 – The Basque port of Bilbao has just started the second consecutive month of a stevedores’ strike...

Valencia port strike called off

València, Spain (PortSEurope) November 8, 2020 – Labour unions representing stevedores have decided to call off the strike that was scheduled for...

Negotiations progress to resolve labour strike in Bilbao port

Bilbao, Spain (PortSEurope) November 8, 2020 – At a meeting of the State Sectoral Joint Commission, the Coordinadora and UGT labour unions have proposed...

Port of Bilbao strike is entrenched – companies ask the administration to act

Bilbao, Spain (PortSEurope) November 2, 2020 – The stevedores strike at Bilbao port is set to continue as trade unions have called for the action to be...

Bilbao port strike sees no end in sight – cargo traffic falling

Bilbao, Spain (PortSEurope) October 29, 2020 – The stevedoring strike in Bilbao port continues and is now in its third week. The first phase lasted from...

Port system of Genoa to receive €650,000 for labour costs

The Advisory Commission and the Management Committee have today approved the contributions to Compagnie Portuali di Genova e Savona both in relation to the...

Bilbao stevedoring companies request arbitration

Bilbao, Spain (PortSEurope) October 19, 2020 – The strike by the stevedoring workers at the port of Bilbao threatens to last for a month, having...

Workers in Bilbao port call for labour strike

Bilbao, Spain (PortSEurope) October 3, 2020 – The stevedores in Bilbao called multiple days of strike action during the month of October. Workers in the...

Venice port threatened by labour strike threat

Venice, Italy (PortSEurope) September 28, 2020 –  The trade unions of Cgil, Cisl, Uil of Venice are prepared for a 24-hour general strike next Wednesday...

Little progress at Taranto port talks

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) September 27, 2020 – A further meeting between trade unions and Yilport in Taranto port has failed to make any progress in...

BSM launches new Liquid Cargo Simulator Facility in Cyprus

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM), has launched a new Liquid Cargo training facility at its Maritime Training Centre in Cyprus – July 16, 2020 This,...

Rijeka port hosts PANDORA event

Rijeka, Croatia (Ports Europe) July 12, 2020 – Rijeka port has hosted the first partnership meeting of Promoting Excellence in Skills for the Labour...

President of the Port Authority of Valencia meets with Secretary General of ANESCO

Aurelio Martínez (APV) and José Luis Romero (ANESCO) have addressed the current situation of the stowage sector and future challenges – July 8, 2020...

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