Vessels redirect to other ports as strike chaos continues at Montreal

August 5, 2020 Alex Lennane

The stand-off between labour and employers at the port of Montreal saw another strike disrupting container traffic this week.
Frustrated by the situation, carriers have begun to redirect vessels to other ports.
Following the end of consecutive strikes by longshoremen and port checkers, which halted operations at the port’s terminals last week, longshoremen began another 96-hour strike on Monday, which will end on Friday.
Port checkers announced parallel action from Wednesday to Friday ...

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