Latest Updates

Strike in Chile Has Ended

On Saturday, October 6, the stevedores at the port of San Antonio, Chile ended their strike. Operations at all terminals at the port of San Antonio have returned to normal.

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Strikes in Chile

The stevedores at the port of San Antonio, Chile, have been on indefinite strike since September 24. The strike is affecting all terminals at the port of San Antonio — access to all terminals and operations at the port are currently suspended.

On October 2, the stevedores at the ports of San Vicente, Lirquen and Coronel joined the strike. Access to these terminals and all operations at these ports have also been suspended.

Stevedores at other Chilean ports, such as Valparaiso, are working normally at this time.

Agility is in contact with customers that may have cargo affected by these strikes and is working with the ocean carriers to ensure delays are kept to a minimum.

We will keep you posted on any future developments. In the meantime, if you have any urgent inquiries, please contact Robert Hertling at RHertling@agilitylogistics.com.

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Update – Brazil Customs Strike

The strike in Brazil involving customs officers has now passed 90 days. The strike still greatly affects Guarulhos and Viracopos airports and Santos port.

The strike is delaying all cargo checked by customs on the yellow and red channel, import and export side. The strike stands to paralyze air and sea freight for several more weeks.

We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available. Please contact the appropriate Agility Brazil office with any questions or concerns:

• São Paulo +55 (11) 3040 0100
• Rio de Janeiro +55 (21) 2105 7900
• Curitiba +55 (41) 3015 3330
• Manaus +55 (92) 3584 2377
• Salvador +55 (71) 3022 6282
• Recife +55 (81) 3039 8996

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Agility Names New Asia Pacific and Europe CEOs

Agility has named 28-year company veteran Chris Price as Chief Executive Officer of its fast-growing Asia Pacific operations. The company has also named 11-year company veteran Mike Bible as Chief Executive Officer of its Europe operations. Learn more.

Posted in Agility General Update, Asia Pacific, Europe, Press

Agility DGS UK Wins Afghan Disposal Contract

Agility Defense & Government Services UK has won a 27-month contract to collect, track, store and dispose of non-military items and equipment used by UK forces in Afghanistan. Learn more.

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New Orleans Office Closed Until September 4

Due to widespread power outages and flooding as a result of Hurricane Isaac, our New Orleans office will remain closed until Tuesday, September 4. We anticipate that normal business hours will resume at that time.

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New Orleans Office Remains Closed

Due to Hurricane Isaac and its impact on the greater New Orleans area, our office remains closed today, August 29.

In case of emergency, please contact: Operations – Kelly Lendway at KLendway@agilitylogistics.com or Jose Cartagena at JCartagena@agilitylogistics.com; Seagull Marine – Tommy Dardar at TDardar@agilitylogistics.com.

We will provide updates as conditions improve.

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New Orleans Office Closed – Tropical Storm Isaac

Due to the approaching Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaac, our Project Logistics New Orleans, Louisiana office will be closed today, August 28.  As soon as the authorities deem the area safe to re-enter, our New Orleans office will resume normal business hours.

If you need assistance, please contact: Operations – Kelly Lendway at KLendway@agilitylogistics.com or Jose Cartagena at JCartagena@agilitylogistics.com; Seagull Marine – Tommy Dardar at TDardar@agilitylogistics.com.

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San Juan Office Closed – Tropical Storm Isaac

Due to Tropical Storm Isaac, Agility’s San Juan office will be closed from 5:00 p.m. today through noon tomorrow, August 23. For emergencies, please contact Jose Perez, Branch Manager, San Juan, at 787.414.1379.

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Update – Brazil Customs Strike

The strike in Brazil involving customs officers has passed 60 days. The strike greatly affects Guarulhos and Viracopos airports and Santos port. The strike is delaying all cargo checked by customs on the yellow and red channel, import and export. The strike stands to paralyze air and sea freight for several more weeks.

We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available. Please contact the appropriate Agility Brazil office with any questions or concerns:

• São Paulo +55 (11) 3040 0100
• Rio de Janeiro +55 (21) 2105 7900
• Curitiba +55 (41) 3015 3330
• Manaus +55 (92) 3584 2377
• Salvador +55 (71) 3022 6282
• Recife +55 (81) 3039 8996

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