Anesco president resigns

Industry Database

Joaquim Coello has resigned as president of Anesco, Spain’s National Association of Stevedoring and Ship Consignment Companies. Until recently, he had headed up the organisation’s negotiating team that was trying to strike a new agreement with the country’s stevedoring unions.

His position had become untenable, given that at least 40 members had abandoned Anesco, undermining the united front that the organisation had, until then, presented to the unions. Instead, individual operators have struck local pre-agreements with local representatives of stevedoring unions, thereby ensuring that strikes in those terminals ended.

In his resignation letter, Mr Coello pointed out that reform of the sector had aimed to establish freedom of contract and open up what had previously been a closed shop. These two aspects flew in the face of the position adopted by the port unions, who have mostly greeted Mr Coello’s decision to stand down with relief.

LATEST PRESS RELEASES

Successful participation and presentation at exhibition in Beira, Mozambique

The exhibition series ‘Intermodal Africa’ organized by Transport Events is always a good possibility... Read more

Protectors of Esbjerg's new East Port quay

The German based Headquarters of ShibataFenderTeam recently completed an order for the Port of Esbje... Read more

Aquaplot joins Technology Transfer Programme of European Space Agency

Start-up for ocean route planning enters ESA’s Business Incubation Centre (BIC) Read more

AMRO Increases Scope To Cover The GCC Region

AMRO, a specialist marine equipment and services provider, is proud to announce that they will now c... Read more

SAFE AND SECURE

Ninth Consecutive “Excellent” Coast Guard Security Assessment Awarded to Port of Baltimore Read more

Being part of the most important infrastructure project in Costa Rica

In 2017, the US office of ShibataFenderTeam delivered 55 nos. CSS 1450 Cell Fender Systems (G2.0), 8... Read more

View all