National Holidays & Strikes in Argentina
In view of the ongoing developing situation and different communications and instructions being issued by Sanitary Authorities of the Argentine Government we have chosen to send a consolidated daily report at the closing of working hours with an update of the day’s news.
ANTARES: We attach to this News a flyer with the full detail of all our staff for your ready reference. Both for our office in Buenos Aires and for San Lorenzo (Upriver).
Week end duty staff: (Friday noon, October 16th until Monday, 0800 hrs, October 19th)
* HQ Buenos Aires:
Horacio Vázquez +54 9 11 5578 4554
Gabriel Malagrino +54 9 11 5578 4556
Sebastián José Ferrara +54 9 11 3156 1679
Franco Gabriel Ostojic +54 9 11 6656 1678
Walter Travaglini +54 9 11 3156 1680
National Holidays: December 24th noon onwards and December 25th. Also December 31st noon and January 01st 2021.
Strikes in Argentina: The strike remains ongoing. There are little prospects of a solution before Christmas. All reports are that the Unions and Management will not shift their positions. Meantime vessels are stacking up at Recalada and other anchorages. Latest estimate is over 140 vessels. Notwithstanding, some berths are working as highlighted in the list below. These are grain loading berths. The berths where meals and oils are loaded are shut down by strike.
Renova – Not working. Vessel alongside at South Berth.
LDC Timbues – Not working. Vessel alongside
Cofco – Not working. Vessel alongside
ACA Timbues – Working. Berth free
AGD Timbues – Not working. Berth free
Profertil – Working. Vessel alongside
Minera Alumbrera – Not working. Berth free
Terminal 6 – Not working. Berth free
Arauco – Not working. Berth free
Quebracho – Not working. Berth free
TFA – Working. Berth free
Cofco PGSM – Not working. Vessel alongside
ADM PGSM – Working. Berth free.
Pampa and Dempa – Not working. Berth free
ACA – Working. Vessel alongside
Vicentin – Not working. Berth free
San Benito – Not working. Vessel alongside
TPR – Working. Vessel alongside
Unidad 6 y 7 – Working. Vessel alongside at Unidad VI
Cargill VGG – Not working. Berth free
Cargill Punta Alvear – Not working. Vessel alongside
Ldc Lagos – Not working. Berth free
ADM Arroyo Seco – Working. Vessel alongside
Necochea: Two vessels in port. Both working normally.
Bahia Blanca: All grain loading operations were interrupted by Grain Surveyors Union. ADM has reached an agreement and it’s loading berth if working.
Pilot boat strike: The Labor Ministry has called a mandatory truce on this strike. Provided that the unions comply with the truce services will return to usual, which means that pilots will no longer be carried by, to and from vessels by the CoastGuard cutters.
Will keep you posted.
Antares Servicios Maritimos S.A.
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