The latest industry news and PSA BDP Happenings from across the globe.
July 3, 2023
A strike at Canada’s Pacific coast ports continued for a second day on Sunday as mediation efforts between the dockworkers and their employers resumed after a pause last night.
June 28, 2023
The ILWU Canada has served notice under the Canadian Labor Code that it plans to strike at the country’s West Coast ports starting on July 1 as the next step in its aggressive approach to contract negotiations. Even before the contract’s expiration on March 31, the ILWU Canada had moved to push the negotiations process forward saying, unlike its U.S. counterparts, it was not prepared to have the negotiations drag on for an extended period.
June 15, 2023
The Longshore union and employers of 22,000 dockworkers at U.S. West Coast ports on Wednesday said they have reached a tentative deal on a new six-year contract, ending 13 months of talks and easing supply chain worries.
June 13, 2023
In a landslide vote, over 99% of ILWU Canada union workers critical for West Coast port operations, including in Vancouver and Prince Rupert, voted in favor of supporting a strike. If a strike occurs, a 72-hour strike notice would be filed before June 21. The earliest possible strike date would be June 24.
June 5, 2023
LOS ANGELES, June 5 (Reuters) - The largest terminal at Southern California's Port of Long Beach closed on Monday as dockworkers who have been working without a contract since July rally for better pay.
June 2, 2023
PSA BDP, a leading provider of globally integrated and port-centric supply chain, transportation, and logistics solutions, celebrated the inauguration of its new Electric Vehicle (EV) battery logistics warehouse in Dunkirk, France, on the evening of 1 June.
June 1, 2023
UK businesses will be able to sell to Australia and New Zealand more easily as the UK’s trade deals with the countries, the first negotiated from scratch since leaving the EU, come into force.
May 23, 2023
The Russia sanctions regulations impose financial, trade, aircraft, shipping and immigration sanctions for the purposes of encouraging Russia to cease actions which destabilise Ukraine, or undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine.
May 16, 2023
PSA BDP, a leading provider of globally integrated and port-centric supply chain, transportation, and logistics solutions, has announced the opening of its first office in Poland. PSA BDP Poland, SZO, is located in Gdańsk, a port city on the Baltic coast, and will be led by Country Manager, Ms. Agnieszka Moździerz. With this latest addition, PSA BDP now has over 135 offices around the globe.
May 15, 2023
UK Business and Trade Secretary, Kemi Badenoch, launches negotiations for a modern, updated free trade agreement with Switzerland.