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A Strike by Workers at Ports in Portugal Causes Delays

May 26, 2017

Effective May 30 – June 19, 2017, port workers in Portugal will participate in a National Strike which will completely halt the processing of household goods shipments. The planned strike will affect all main ports including: Lisbon, Sines, Figueira da Foz Port, Leixoes, and Praia da Vitoria.

Customers with import or export shipments should prepare for major delays as well as additional port storage, demurrage, and various other charges which may be assessed.

Your Arpin Service team is aware of all shipments that may be impacted and will make arrangements to insure appropriate parties are kept informed of any potential service disruption.