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“Dignity” decree, port labour in danger

“Dignity” decree, port labour in danger

Rome - The world of port labour is up in arms. The Dignity Decree that the government is about to pass will limit the possibilities for short-term contracts. The stop and go scheme could reduce the flexibility of Italian dockworkers

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Brodosplit: new contracts with Fincantieri

Brodosplit: new contracts with Fincantieri

Split - Under the Agreement on long-term business and technical cooperation, Brodograđevna industrija Split and Italian group Fincantieri have signed two new contracts for the construction of fitted sections (grand blocks) for mega cruisers, which are being built in Italian shipyards

Korea’s KTB launches $30 mln shipping fund

Korea’s KTB launches $30 mln shipping fund

Seoul - South Korea’s KTB Asset Management has launched a private equity fund worth $30 million which invests in three shuttle tankers built by Samsung Heavy Industries Co. for five years as part of efforts to accelerate the recovery of local shipbuilders from the protracted industry slump

Delays in Felixstowe, forwarders unlikely to be compensated

Delays in Felixstowe, forwarders unlikely to be compensated

Felixstowe -Freight forwarders have been warned not to expect compensation from the owners of the Port of Felixstowe owners following serious delays that resulted from a new operating system introduced last month. The new operating system saw container lines experiencing significant delays

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