German port strikes add to logistics, congestion woes for base metals trade

Europe’s base metals market has been plagued by logistical issues for the majority of 2022, and the most recent strike by workers at the Port of Hamburg in Germany will add to these woes, participants told Fastmarkets.

The United Services Union (Ver.di), which represents the port workers, said on Wednesday June 22 that negotiations with the Association of German Seaport Companies (ZDS), on a collective wage agreement...


Alice Mason

Carrie Bone

June 23, 2022

12:13 GMT