Project: Changing Ports

Modern challenges for the port sector revealed by EU Social Partners’ joint study

This study is the first-ever attempt to look at how the technological and business choices made by shipping companies impact the main service providers that ships depend on: terminals and their employees. It is now high-time for shipping lines to open discussions with the other actors of the maritime transport chain.

Press Release
27 Jun 2019

ETF dockers show policymakers the reality of port work in Hamburg

Main purpose of the visit was to show what terminals and their workers are doing to cope with the consequences of the increasing size of ships. The event was also a good occasion for EU decision-makers to get hands-on information about the revision of the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation.

Event
1 Feb 2019

Changing Ports

Ports are changing. Bigger ships, shifting trade patterns and new technologies. But what does this mean for European port workers?

Projects
27 Jul 2018
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