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Port workers take APM Terminals to labor court

Swedish port workers organized in the Swedish Dockworkers' Union have taken APM Terminals to labor court. This is due to the protracted conflict between the two parties, which ended with a deal in the spring.

Port of Gothenburg appoints CEO from Ceva Logistics

The Port of Gothenburg will get a new chief executive in June when Elvir Dzanic joins the port. He will switch from a position as vice president at Ceva Logistics, which is in the process of being acquired by CMA CGM.

Port of Gothenburg in limbo on decisive scrubber issue

Swedish authorities have for years refrained from making a decision about open-loop scrubbers. This now makes Gothenburg Port Authority take action. A clear yes or no is needed, says Edvard Molitor, Senior Manager, Environment, at Port of Gothenburg to ShippingWatch.

Labor strikes are over but AMPT Gothenburg has far to go

Operational disturbances and major labor strike costs at APM Terminals in Gothenburg are a thing of the past. But the terminal still has some way to go before it fulfills its ambitions, Managing Director Henrik Kristensen tells ShippingWatch.

APM Terminals Gothenburg faces deficit in 2017

APM Terminals' Managing Director in the Port of Gothenburg, Henrik Kristensen, takes stock after months of conflict: 35 percent of containers are gone, a negative result for the full-year 2017 after a triple-digit loss, and major customers have left. "Now we need to fight our way back," he tells ShippingWatch.

Gothenburg port conflict could lead to bankruptcies

The year-long conflict in the port of Gothenburg involving APM Terminals has proved expensive for Swedish industry. Swedish chamber of commerce projects that the conflict could trigger bankruptcies, according to newspaper Dagens Nyheter.

Port of Gothenburg labor conflict required constant communication

CEO of the Port of Gothenburg, Magnus Kårestedt, has spent much of his time in the last 18 months handling the port's labor conflict between APM Terminals and the dockworkers. "Many don't understand the core of the conflict," he says in the latest article in ShippingWatch's series on communication.

APM Terminals on layoffs: Conflict has cost one in five containers

Tuesday's announcement that 160 employees will be axed at APM Terminals in Gothenburg was the only option for moving on from the conflict which has cost the terminal company customers as well as revenue. The dockworkers' union is shocked in the wake of the announcement.

Strikes permanently move cargo from European ports

While strikes in Spain and Sweden's largest port Gothenburg are becoming increasingly entrenched, the customers and thus the carriers are seeking out alternatives. And they will not necessarily return when the strikes are over, according to data from Maersk Line.

MSC threatens to slash Gothenburg traffic in half

The global container carrier and major customer of APM Terminals in Port of Gothenburg now says that it is considering rebooking close to 50 percent of its port calls. The announcement follows the gridlocked conflict between dockworkers in the port and APM Terminals.

Public mediator gives up on Gothenburg conflict

The labor conflict at APM Terminals in Gothenburg, Sweden is once again in gridlock after the public mediator has called it quits. The conflict is costly for the Port of Gothenburg, APM Terminals, and the port's customers.

The Gothenburg port conflict enters a new stage of deadlock

The Port of Gothenburg has now been hit by APM Terminals' lock-out in the intense conflict with port workers. For this reason, the port company has been forced to limit service throughout the rest of May and the month of June. Customers are leaving the port due to the conflict.

APM Terminals heralds lockout in Gothenburg

APM Terminals is fed up with the strikes and other industrial actions from dockworkers in Gothenburg over the past year. A new strike warning has prompted APMT's management to herald a partial lockout. Meanwhile, a major customer is deliberating whether to leave the port.

APM Terminals boosts investment in Gothenburg

APM Terminals has signed an addendum to the concession with the Port of Gothenburg, which means that the Maersk Group port unit will invest another SEK 250 million in the port ahead of 2024. The investment happens alongside a gridlocked labor conflict in the terminal.

Understand the gridlocked conflict in the Port of Gothenburg

The conflict in the Port of Gothenburg between APM Terminals and the port workers organized in union Svenska Hamnarbetarförbundet has lasted close to a year. Read on to learn what the parties differ on, and why a labor market expert believes that the conflict could continue for a long time.

Gothenburg port conflict has reached impasse

The conflict between port workers and the management of APM Terminals in Gothenburg has reached a total impasse and is now at its most severe point since the conflict began close to a year ago. A crucial meeting between the parties Wednesday ended without a result.

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