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Dammam Seaport Congestion

The Dammam Seaport has severe congestion, with thousands of containers either awaiting transfer for inspection or transfer to Riyadh Dry Port. This congestion is having a significant impact on vessel discharging times, internal port transfers, customs clearance and delivery cycle times and domestic transportation capacity. With no immediate solution in sight, we expect the situation […]

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Update – Korea Cargo Transport Workers’ Strike

Because of the Korea Cargo Transport Workers’ strike that began on June 25, most inland transportation has stopped. Today, more than 60% of container movement in Korean ocean import/export was stopped.
Less than container load (LCL) transport by small trucks is still moving, however, due to issues with moving consol containers to ports, expect delayed shipping. […]

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Korea Cargo Transport Workers’ Strike

The Korea Cargo Transport Workers’ Union began a strike at 7:00 a.m. today. The strike includes the Busan Port area.
There may be serious delays to cargo transportation, to include pick-up and delivery of ocean FCL and LCL, and air freight.
We will closely monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available.

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Union Strike in Italy

The Italian Trade Union has scheduled a strike for Friday, June 22.
This may impact all modes of transport including airports and ports; as a consequence, our services may suffer delays. We will closely monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available.

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Brazil Customs Strike

Beginning today, June 18, Brazil Customs will be on strike. The strike is expected to last until the end of June and will affect all import and export shipments in Brazil. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and provide regular updates.

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Strike in Norway

At 7:00 a.m. local time today, customs employees in Oslo, Akershus, Southern Norway and Eastern Norway went on strike. There may be slightly longer processing times for customs in the affected areas – when applying for a customs credit, credit for one-time fee, or a daily settlement. Payment of refunds may also be delayed.
Border control […]

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Canada Pacific Railway Suspends Canadian Rail Services

Yesterday, Canada Pacific Railway (CP) suspended its Canadian rail services after engineers, conductors, and rail traffic controllers of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) began a strike. Negotiations between the parties are still underway and should the negotiation be prolonged, the Canadian Labor Minister is readying possible back-to-work legislation.
The strike will not affect CP rail […]

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Update on Strike at Port Kelang, Malaysia

The strike by container haulage drivers at Port Kelang – the main import and export gateway by sea into Malaysia – has temporarily stopped. Authorities from Port Kelang terminal are currently working on an agreement between truckers and depot operators.
However, the strike has resulted in a backlog of containers at the port. As a consequence, […]

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Strike at Port Kelang in Malaysia

A truck operators strike started today at Port Kelang in Malaysia.
The demonstration has resulted in blockages to main road junctions leading to Northport Terminal, Customs and Depots in the Port Kelang vicinity. Traffic is at a standstill.
The massive traffic jam has resulted in backlog and has impacted Agility’s container delivery today as haulage drivers are […]

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Agility Wins Heavy-Lift Contract to Move Railway Wagons from Spain to Kazakhstan

Agility has won a contract to transport 420 railway wagons from Spain to Kazakhstan for Talgo. Agility will leverage its specialized expertise, global network and partnerships to manage the movement of wagons from origin to final destination, while providing the highest standard of health, safety and quality management. Learn more.

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