The latest industry news and PSA BDP Happenings from across the globe.

February 8, 2023

An earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale occurred on the border between Turkey and Syria, on the morning of 6 February leading many Turkish ports to face operational challenges.

February 7, 2023

A fire that engulfed hundreds of shipping containers at Turkey's Iskenderun Port after massive earthquakes in the region have been extinguished, the defence ministry said on Tuesday, but it was not clear when operations would resume at the port.

January 30, 2023

The energy arm of France’s 690,000-strong union General Confederation of Labour (Confédération générale du travail, or CGT) has called for a nationwide protests scheduled for Jan. 31, after a massive turnout during the first round of demonstrations on Jan. 19. Learn more about this latest news today!

November 30, 2022

The vote comes just two days after President Joe Biden urged congressional intervention, warning “a rail shutdown would devastate our economy.” Read more today!

November 9, 2022

A strike of port workers has commenced at the port of Antwerp, starting at 06:00 am (local time) and ending at the same time, 10 November. Read more today from Container News.

November 1, 2022

Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the federal highway police to immediately clear hundreds of roads across the country blocked by truck drivers protesting President Jair Bolsonaro’s loss in the Oct. 30 election. Read more from ABC News!

August 22, 2022

About 1,900 members of the Unite union at Felixstowe in Suffolk are walking out for eight days in a dispute over pay. Unite said members rejected a 7% pay offer from the Felixstowe Dock and Railway Company, which it said was below the rate of inflation.

June 6, 2022

Authorities in Bangladesh struggled Monday to determine the cause of a devastating fire that killed at least 41 people, including nine firefighters, and injured more than 100 others at a shipping container storage depot, as experts raised concerns over the country’s industrial safety standards.

May 9, 2022

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union will begin its long-anticipated contract negotiations with the Pacific Maritime Association on May 10.

April 21, 2022

ocean freight

The industrial city, which is one of the world's busiest ports, is under a harsh lockdown with millions of people banned from leaving their homes and relying on the government to deliver food.