Hong Kong Dock Strike Ends

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

May 6, 2013

Hong Kong dockworkers accept Hutchison Port Holdings 9.8% pay offer, end 40-day strike at the container terminal.

The workers settled their dispute late Monday by agreeing to the pay offer from four middleman contractors that provide staff to a container terminal operator controlled by Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing, reports the 'South China Morning Post'.

The strike by 450 workers delayed cargo being moved on and off ships at the terminal, resulting in a backlog of 80,000-90,000 containers at the port during the strike, according to the Hong Kong Association of Freight Forwarding and Logistics.

Source: South China Morning Post
 


 

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