01 Aug 2017

shipping cars from US to New Zealand is made easier


Clients  importing  american  classic  cars  into  New Zealand  can  breathe relief the US west  coast  Long Shoreman agreed  to  extend  the  current  contract.  there will  be  no  repeat  of  extensive  delays that plagued the trade in 2015.
US west coast ports received a welcome boost on Friday with early projections indicating that port workers had approved an extension to their collective bargaining agreement (CBA).
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) said reporting from local unions suggested the CBA extension with the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) would pass by 67%.
Official results will be announced on 4 August and if, as is expected, the ILWU-PMA agreement is ratified, this would see the CBA expire July 2022 instead of July 2019.