Brunsbüttel Workers to Start 24-Hour Strike

A 24-hour strike action at the German Brunsbüttel locks could cause some delays in vessel traffic during nighttime operations, German GAC agent Sartori & Berger told World Maritime News.

The strike, organized by by German workers’ union ver.di, is scheduled to start at 6 am local time on April 21, and is expected to end on April 22.

Regarding the daytime vessel traffic at the site, Sartori & Berger said that they “don’t expect any delays, depending on availability of private linesmen.”

Located at the lower Elbe River and the Kiel Canal, the Brunsbüttel Ports have, together with Elbehafen, handled five percent more volumes than a year before, totalling at 8.7 million tonnes.

The total throughput at the Brunsbüttel Ports in 2015, together with the volumes from the oilport and port of Ostermoor, stands at 11.8 million tons.

In addition Brunsbüttel Ports operate the port of Glückstadt, the Rendsburg port and two terminals in Hamburg.

World Maritime News Staff

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