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  1. Port of Montreal update

    April 15, 2021 – The Longshoremen’s Union Local 375 posted a release from its Quais Express publication on its Facebook page on April 14. The…

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  2. Port of Montreal strike is imminent

    April 13, 2021 – There are reports that a strike at the Port of Montreal will be a reality as both sides are now airing…

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  3. Port of Montreal now closing on the weekends

    April 11, 2021 – The Maritime Employers Association (MEA) shared the following message on Saturday, April 10. The Port of Montreal suffered a substantial 11%-volume…

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  4. Ever Given declares General Average

    April 5, 2021 – As the investigation into the grounding of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal begins, the vessel’s Japanese owner, Shoei Kisen,…

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  6. MEA and Longshoremen return to the bargaining table today

    April 1, 2021 – Reports show cautious optimism as negotiations continue to avert a Port of Montreal strike. We have received confidential information that both…

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  7. Suez Canal now cleared

    March 29, 2021 – The Suez Canal was officially back operating today as the Ever Given was refloated. About 421 ships are lined up to…

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  8. Suez Canal situation update

    March 25, 2021 – The Suez Canal Authority said in a statement Thursday that it had officially suspended traffic while efforts to dislodge the 1,300-foot…

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  9. Federal government preparing back to work legislation

    March 24, 2021 – An article in Quebec’s La Presse newspaper (available only in French) on March 23 suggests that the Trudeau government plans to…

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  10. Port of Montreal union rejects the offer but does not go on strike yet

    March 21, 2021 – The Longshoremen’s Union Local 375 held a press conference broadcast on its Facebook page on Sunday, March 21 at 4:00 pm.…

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