28 June 2023
Freight News

Calm at US west coast ports at last – but it stays stormy up north

The “tentative” deal announced between the ILWU and PMA on US west coast port worker contracts will take months to complete, the ILWU has said, while North American shippers are facing other turbulence too.

Although shippers expressed relief yesterday that the threat of disruption was over, North America’s west coast still faces some turbulence. ILWU workers in Canada agreed this month, by a huge majority, for strike action to support their new contract negotiations.

But for now, US west coast ports are back in business, although the terms of the new deal remain under wraps.

Read more in an article from The Loadstar

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