The Canadian government is considering a sale of Ridley Terminals in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, CEO George Dorsey said Friday at the Platts Coal Properties and Investment conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Ridley exported 8.6 million mt of coal last year, including some from the Powder River Basin. Ridley’s deal with US [...]
LONGVIEW, WA (March 20, 2012) – Last week, under the threat of felony charges, ILWU Local 21 President Dan Coffman pled guilty to three simple misdemeanors related to last summer’s labor dispute with EGT. The charges are criminal trespass in the second degree. Mr. Coffman entered these pleas because of the threat by the Cowlitz [...]
‘Toot for support’ rally photo from New Zealand, March 2012. Dawn Des Brisay photo.
The bitter industrial dispute between the Ports of Auckland and the Maritime Union heads to the Employment Court this morning for a private conference ahead of a fuller public hearing next week.
A legally enforced ceasefire late on Thursday [...]
Peru’s decision to allow the visit of a British warship has cause controversy in Argentina, reported El Comercio.
The Peruvian government authorized the British ship to dock in the port of Callao from Thursday 22 to Monday 26 of March. The ship’s visit was approved by Peru’s congress on February 27 2012.
The ship’s stop [...]
‘Del Monte Ruined my Christmas’ sign
A multimillion-dollar damage lawsuit against the International Longshoremen’s Association for an illegal work stoppage at the Port of New York and New Jersey has been dismissed and the dispute sent to binding arbitration.
The New York Shipping Association filed the lawsuit after the ILA halted work at the [...]
The ITF has issued the following memo and draft letter to all affiliates. Please take action TODAY to support the MUNZ workers in their fight for jobs at Auckland.
After an apparent positive step forward in the Ports of Auckland dispute earlier this week the situation has escalated yet again with management issuing a lock [...]