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Egypt threatens DP World with port project withdrawal

The government has threatened to withdraw a contract granting DP World the right to run a containers depot at Ain Sokhna port due to the company’s failure to implement investments stated in its contract with the Egyptian government since it bought the terminal.

An admonition sent by the Red Sea Ports Authority to the company’s […]


Volatile atmosphere at Gaza demonstration prevents Longshoremen from entering Port of Oakland terminal

Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union were unable to report to work Sunday night at SSA Marine‚Äôs terminal in Oakland, Calif., due to volatility associated with a large demonstration and significant police presence at the gates of the facility. In 2005, Oakland police fired rubber bullets in similar circumstances, wounding several longshoremen who […]