Just who is in charge at the port of Antwerp?

By Justin Stares, editor, The Maritime Watch.

"I’m very afraid of the unions", said the Antwerp port chairman, widening his eyes with earnestness as he pronounced the word “afraid”. In Brazil, I had heard stories of killers contracted by unions to take out troublesome port bosses. But such...

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