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Japanese shipyard workers test positive for COVID-19 

Japanese shipyard workers test positive for COVID-19 

  Japanese shipbuilding major Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) has reported that a number of workers at its facility in Ariake tested positive for COVID-19....

BP to sack 10,000 workers by year-end 

BP to sack 10,000 workers by year-end 

  BP will cut about 15% of its workforce in response to the coronavirus crisis and as part of its plan to shift from oil and gas to renewable energy. BP’s Chief...

Port of Helsinki to lay off all its workers  

  The Port of Helsinki will temporarily dismiss its entire personnel due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and related travel restrictions on the port’s...

Minimum wage: FG to take stand on Monday

There won’t be job losses arising from COVID-19, Ngige assures workers

  The Federal Government says it will work to ensure that there are no job losses arising from the extreme effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the...

Nigerian passengers accuse British Airways of ill treatment 

British Airways to sack 12,000 workers

  British Airways is set to slash up to 12,000 jobs as part of a restructuring plan forced on the carrier by the fallout from the novel coronavirus, its parent...

Ferry operator sacks 950 workers due to coronavirus impact

COVID-19: Stena Line to furlough 600, lay off 150 workers 

  Gothenburg-based ferry company Stena Line plans to furlough 600 employees with 150 redundancies across the UK and the Republic of Ireland amid a large decline in...

Expanded Panama Canal handles its largest containership ever 

Covid-19: Panama Canal sends 5,400 workers home 

  The Panama Canal Authority (PCA) has sent no fewer than 5,400 of its 9,000 employees home and rolled out contingency plans to keep trade flowing amid the...

Konecranes completes Terex MPHS acquisition

COVID-19: Konecranes lays off 2,000 workers 

  Finnish Konecranes has unveiled intentions to temporarily lay off some 2,000 employees as a result of coronavirus impact on the company’s operations. The...

NPA directs workers to work from home

  In view of the raging coronavirus pandemic, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has ordered some categories of its workers to stay away and work from home for the...

ITF wants Maersk to protect workers during the COVID-19 crisis

ITF wants Maersk to protect workers during the COVID-19 crisis

  The International Transport Workers’ Federation is calling on A.P. Moller–Maersk to protect its seafarers and terminal workers from the coronavirus pandemic...

Ferry operator sacks 950 workers due to coronavirus impact

Ferry operator sacks 950 workers due to coronavirus impact

  European ferry operator Stena Line has announced plans to layoff 950 employees due to travel restrictions imposed amid the coronavirus pandemic.   The...

Workers dies at Fukuoka Shipbuilding

Worker dies at Fukuoka Shipbuilding

  A shipyard worker has lost his life while working on a newbuilding vessel at the Fukuoka Shipbuilding in Japan. The worker reportedly succumbed to fatal injuries...