March 1, 2017
By Yasumori Jinno, CargoSmart Global Vessel Voyage Monitoring Center
Dockworker unions in Spain have scheduled for a nine-day national wide strike starting from March 6. The strike may affect cargo operations at the ports of Algeciras, Valencia, and Barcelona. Vessels may not be able to berth, shift, or sail from the container ports.
We are monitoring the situation and its impact on the schedules of vessels heading to the ports. The following 83 container vessels with an original estimated time of arrival on March 6-8 may be affected by the strike: