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Truck Drivers Strike in Brazil

To Our Valued Clients and Colleagues,  Please note that Truck drivers went on strike in Brazil against rising fuel prices for the second day on Tuesday, threatening the country’s sluggish recovery and pushing its cash-strapped government into a corner. Truckers complain that the cost of diesel fuel, which represents about 42% of their costs, is

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Disruptive Weather in Spain Disruptive Weather in Spain Please note that the eastern part of Spain is experiencing extreme weather conditions that are expected to continue through Friday evening. Please note that these weather patterns have affected flights out of the region as well as trucking into and out of the Madrid Airport. Please see below from ABC NEW:
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STRIKE ANNOUCEMENT IN SPAIN Kindly note that there is a potential strike taking effect on the following days at all ports in Spain, starting May 24th. This will be conducted during odd hours, and they expect multiple stoppages. The strikes are expected to be held during the following days: May 24th, 26th, 29th, 31st, June 2nd, , 5th, 7th,
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Tropical Cyclone Merbok

Today 12th of June the Hong Kong Observatory upgraded the typhoon signal from No?1 to No?3 at 10.40am as Tropical Cyclone Merbok approached the city. Change to signal n.8 is possible depending on typhoon’s movement and intensity. According to the current forecast track, Merbok is expected to make landfall within 100km of Hong Kong at

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Ships under Bayonne Bridge

Gov. Christie unveils date of when 18,000-TEU ships can sail under Bayonne Bridge New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said removal of the bridge’s lower roadway means larger ships will be able to call container terminals in Newark, Elizabeth and Staten Island. Excerpt from American Shipper’s magazine Ultra-large containerships carrying up to 18,000 TEUs will be

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