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Rotterdam Container Terminal Faces Strike Action

Dock workers at Rotterdam Container Terminal are planning industrial action following the breakdown of talks with the port over planned redundancies. Earlier this week, the FNV Havens union held meetings at which its members voted to organise action at Rotterdam. Today, the CNV union will also discuss the issues with its members. The disagreements stem

Box manufacturers to benefit from shipping rising demand

Shipping rising demand will boost the financial performance of container manufacturers over the next two years, according to one leading forecaster. Nilesh Tiwary, an equity analyst at Drewry, said annual box deliveries would grow 14% this year, 5% in 2015 and 9% in 2016 due to favourable demand-supply dynamics in the container shipping industry. Box