Port of Baltimore Fully Open: Latest Update on Dispute

Sunday, October 20, 2013
Photo courtesy of Port of Baltimore

Workers have agreed to a 90-day extension on local contracts following talks between Local 333 of the International Longshoremen’s Association and the Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore Inc., reports Bloomberg, citing a statement by Richard Scher, a spokesman for the Maryland Port Administration.

Earlier, the Maryland Port Administration was notified by the Steamship Trade Association that Master Contract cargo could be worked, which included containers and roll on/roll off vessels.

The 90-day extension agreement by Local 333 ends the stoppage and all cargo is now being worked.

Source Bloomberg/MPA


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