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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...

Maersk

Maersk to lay off workers 

  Danish shipping giant Maersk has confirmed that it would be reducing the number of employees in its offices in both Denmark and abroad. The company said the...

South Africa Airline to sack 944 workers

South Africa Airline to sack 944 workers

  South Africa’s struggling state-owned airline South African Airways (SAA) is planning to sack 944 of its employees as it restructures to stem severe financial...

Daewoo Shipbuilding workers stage protest, demand higher pay 

Daewoo Shipbuilding workers get new wage deal

  Unionized workers at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. have approved a wage deal, the shipbuilder said Friday, ending months of negotiations that...

Wage dispute: Hyundai Heavy workers stage partial strike

  Workers at South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries have scheduled partial strikes this week due to little progress made in wage negotiations with management....

workers die at Alang shipbreaking beaches

Two more workers die at Alang shipbreaking beaches

  Two workers have lost their lives in recent incidents on the shipbreaking beach of Alang, India; NGO Shipbreaking Platform said citing local media. In late July,...

Amaechi approves free bus rides for Transport Ministry workers

Amaechi approves free bus rides for Transport Ministry workers

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has declared free transport services for staff and management of the ministry. Amaechi told his ministry’s...