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Posted August 25, 2020

We continue to track weather conditions in th

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Posted August 21, 2020

Just in time for the weekend, our offices in Canada shared with us that the MEA and the Longshoreman (CUPE LOCAL 375) have agreed to a truce and signed a Memorandum of Agreement! With this agreement now in place, the picket lines at the Port of Montreal have been removed and we should see a full resumption of service on Monday, August 24th. The MEA and the Longshoremen Union have agreed to a seven-month truce during which no pressure tactics will be used, a period that will allow both parties to continue negotiating while fully maintaining port operations.

The longshore workers at the Port of Montreal will return to work to provide berthage and cargo handling services in all Port of Montreal terminals. While operations will once again have cargo flowing, it will most likely take weeks to recover from the congestion and delays this strike has caused. 

Nevertheless this is a step in the right direction, and we are happy to report this news as a good start to the weekend.

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Posted August 19, 2020

Though we had hoped for an agreeable resoluti

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Posted August 17, 2020

After almost five months, South Africa has lifted the ban on domestic alcohol sales. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced last night that sales could begin again today, August 17th, and also that restaurants and bars could re-open.

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Posted August 13, 2020

As expected, the USTR annou

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