14 July 2023Article
Canada Port Strikes Update

Update to advisory from 29th June 2023

In response to the port strikes by International Longshore & Warehouse Union Canada (ILWU Canada) workers, a tentative 4-year agreement between the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) and the ILWU Canada was announced on Thursday, 13th July, and normal operations are hoped to resume as soon as possible. While the possible agreement is yet to be ratified by both parties, no further details of the agreement have been made public.

The announcement of a possible agreement is hoped to encourage vessel operators to stop rerouting their Canada-bound cargo ships and reduce any future impact this labour disruption has had on the Canadian economy, businesses, and workers.

We will keep you up to date on any developments. If you have any questions regarding your North American Supply Chain please reach out to our team here:

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