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Cargo Carriers Paralyze Major Roadways Throughout Peru Over Fuel Price Hike

On March 15, heavy-duty carriers in Peru began a one-week nationwide strike to protest rising fuel prices and toll rates. Between March 15 and March 20, freight carriers intermittently blocked several major highway networks, roads, and bridges throughout the country, causing severe traffic congestion and disrupting the movement of...

EndSARS Protests Disrupt Lagos Port Complex Operations and Road Freight Movement

Nigeria has experienced intermittent protests organized by the EndSARS campaign, a decentralized social movement. Protests have caused severely disrupted business operations as well as ocean and road freight movements across the country. Learn moreā€¦

Severe Weather Disruptions Cargo Transportation Throughout Italy

Background On March 2, local sources indicated that weather conditions are still causing disruption to transportation in central and northern parts of Italy. Bad weather conditions, including snow and ice, affected southern and central Italy at the beginning of the week before moving to central and northern parts of the...

Djibouti: Government Seizing DP World Terminal May Alter Shipping Routes

Background Amid an ongoing legal dispute with Dubai-based DP World, the fourth largest port operator worldwide, the government of Djibouti unilaterally terminated a concession contract on February 22. The contract was awarded to DP World in 2006 for a container terminal in the Port of Doraleh, an extension of the...