Callao is one of many Latin American ports that's undergoing privatization schemes that undermine longshore workers' jobs.
Switzerland’s Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has signed a service agreement with Peruvian national ports operator Enapu to allow cheaper tariffs at Callao (“ki-YOW”) port’s Muelle Norte terminal.
Enapu’s operations at Muelle Norte will face competition from the [...]
Gregoire's plan includes increasing agricultural exports. This photo of corn being loaded in Seattle for export to Japan was contributed by ILWU Local 98 member Daryl Olson.
Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire laid out plans Tuesday to boost trade as part of Pres. Obama’s effort to double American exports in five years.
It was symbolic [...]
“Rates have increased, but more importantly, we have taken out costs by, among other things, reducing fuel consumption through slow steaming and better planning,” CEO Nils Smedegaard Andersen said in Maersk Post.
“We are more competitive today than before the crisis,” Andersen said, adding that cost cutting would continue across the group as competitors are [...]