STOP PRESS ADVICE 5B/2017 –

STEVEDORE STRIKE UPDATES

The stevedores presented on June 15th 2017, a Notice of Strike as they continue to protest against the liberalization of the current stevedores recruitment announced by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport.

The Notice of Strike announced that the strike would take place during odd hours from 08:00 hours to 08:00 hours of the next morning of the dates:
Monday June 26                    Tuesday June 27                    Thursday June 29                   Friday June 30       Monday July 03                     Tuesday July04
Thursday July 06                    Friday July 07

There is an important difference with the previous strike condition and it is that it would happen four days a week and the only normal working day would be Wednesday.  Notwithstanding, due to internal changes within ANESCO (National Association of Stevedore Companies and Ship Agencies) which have occurred during the negotiations, the stevedores have called off the strike for the days