Category Archives: Sea Freight

ANL and Agility to Launch New PNG Joint Venture

ANL Singapore Ltd and Agility will launch a new joint venture in PNG on July 1, 2013. The joint venture, named ANL Agencies PNG Ltd., will primarily handle ANL’s shipping agency business throughout PNG. Learn More.

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Agility Announces Five-Year Deal with KNPC

Agility announced today it has won a five-year contract with the Kuwait National Petroleum Company, worth an estimated $24.4 million. As part of the contract, Agility will provide door-to-door logistics solutions in 42 countries. Learn more.

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Heavy Snowfall Causing Delays in Europe

Due to heavy snowfall, multiple outbound flights from major international airports in Europe have been cancelled or are operating with some delay. Frankfurt airport, which was shut down earlier, is back in operation but with massive backlog, flight cancellations and delays. The majority of cargo freighters are rerouted via Amsterdam airport, where operations are back […]

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Strike in India

Starting today, 11 major trade unions in India have called for a 48-hour general strike.
The All India Port and Dock Workers Federation, Water Transport Federation of India and Port and Dock Waterfront Workers Federation of India have joined the strike, which is affecting work at major ports across India.
If you have any questions or need […]

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Strike Averted at U.S. Key Ports

Dockworkers at East Coast and Gulf Coast ports reached a preliminary deal with the U.S. Maritime Alliance today, avoiding a work stoppage. The two sides agreed to extend talks for 30 days to work out remaining issues.
We will provide updates as they become available. If you have any questions, please contact Peter Renault, Director, Carrier […]

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Potential Strike – U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast

The current ILA labor contract expires at midnight on Saturday, December 29, 2012. With a new contract not yet in place, there is potential for a strike starting December 30.
The commencement of such a strike will shut down all major container terminals on the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts. The ripple effect from the terminal […]

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Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports Now Open

A new six-year deal has been officially signed and all terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are now open.

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Tentative Deal Reached to End Los Angeles Port Strike

A tentative agreement has been reached to end an eight-day strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The agreement is expected to be ratified today and workers are expected to return to their jobs.
We will provide updates as they become available. If you have any questions, please contact Peter Renault, Director, […]

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Strike at Port of Los Angeles Continues

The labor strike in Los Angeles and Long Beach continues and the majority of port terminals remain closed. Moderate delays should be expected.
If you have any questions, please contact Peter Renault, Director, Carrier Relations, at PRenault@agilitylogistics.com.

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Update – Strike at Port of Los Angeles

The following nine terminals at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach are currently affected by the OCU/ILWU strike.

APMT – Maersk
WBCT – China Shipping, Yang Ming
ITS – K Line
TTI – Hanjin, MSC
STS – Evergreen
CUT – Hyundai
YTI – NYK
APL – APL
LBCT  – OOCL

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