Container ships delayed by Belgian Strike

Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Reuters reported that more than 41 container ships were stuck outside the Belgian ports of Antwerp and Ghent on Monday due to a strike by pilots, which is to continue on Tuesday, the port's chief pilot said. Pilots, who are not members of trade unions, are protesting against pay and working conditions. Source: Reuters
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