Newsletter – June 21, 2019

  • Newsletter – June 21, 2019


    EVA Air Cabin Crew Strike, Many Flights Cancelled
    Flight attendants at EVA Air have gone on strike after talks between the airline and TFAU cabin crew union broke down.  Read more here.

    Delta Buys Into Korean Air Parent Company
    Delta Air Lines has bought a 4.3 percent stake in Korean Air’s largest shareholder, and aims to push its holding to 10 percent. Read more here.


    OOCL cancels sailings as demand slows and peak season approaches
    Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), now a Cosco union, has announced the cancellation to a number of transpacific sailings in response to low seasonal demand. Read more here.

    More arrests as US authorities take action against MSC
    Investigators have found more cocaine than initially reported onboard the MSC Gayane with further arrests in one of the largest drugs busts in recent American history. Read more here.

    APM Terminals’ controversial plans to automate LA facility move a step ahead
    APM Terminals’ bitter fight with unions in California to try and automate some of its operations at the Port of Los Angeles moved a step closer yesterday amid angry scenes. Read more here.

    Global port corruption in the spotlight
    A new index is set to shine a light on port corruption around the world.
    The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN)—a global business network of over 110 companies working together to tackle corruption in the maritime industry— has teamed with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (MOFA).  Read more here.

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