ITF supports ILWU Los Angeles/Long Beach workers in outsourcing dispute

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is stepping up its support for hundreds of striking clerical workers represented by the ILWU in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach after employers walked out of negotiations over the weekend, despite the union’s offer to enter into marathon bargaining to resolve the dispute. Referring to the […]

Patrick Verhoeven Leaves ESPO for ECSA

The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) Chairman Santiago Garcia-Milà informed members this morning that ESPO Secretary General Patrick Verhoeven has decided to leave the organisation. Mr Verhoeven has been recruited by the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) to succeed Alfons Guinier as Secretary General. Mr Guinier will be retiring next year and Mr Verhoeven’s appointment […]