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California port drivers, warehouse workers strike

Action targets XPO Logistics and NFI Industries operations over a wide area of Southern California.   Drayage truck drivers, warehouse workers and their supporters are participating in protests around the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and other locations in Southern California Monday aimed at ending what they say is exploitation

Nigerian Owned Vessels On Cabotage Register Up 33%

There has been an increase in the number of wholly Nigerian owned vessels on the Nigerian Cabotage register following the renewed drive by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to reverse what hitherto obtains in the maritime industry. Director General of the agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, who disclosed this

Truck owners demand compensation over Apapa gridlock

Lagos - Truck owners plying the access roads along Lagos ports have said that they deserve to be compensated for the number of days their trucks spend in queuing in the persistent traffic gridlock while trying to gain entry into the ports. The Chairman, Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, Haulage Section, Tin

U.S. ports expect record imports in July

The Port of Long Beach “Imports from China and elsewhere are expected to continue to grow for the foreseeable future,” says National Retail Federation.   Major container ports across the United States are expected to set a new import record in July, fueled by increasing consumer demand and rising retail sales, according to