In all containers are 950 import and export containers 650 waiting at Port East. A figure which must be added the "thousands"of outstanding containers on ships and in Mauritius.
" The island's economy is paralyzed, " he says. " We only have one port and one airport. Would it not create the idea of a minimum service during strikes, " says Hervé Marodon, even if it says not against the law to strike. "But this situation will benefit the port of Mauritius and will never become a Port Is hub port , "said president forwarders union. For him, the idea of minimum service must be advanced in the implementation of the new governance of port CCIR to the State on 1 January 2013.
" Since the beginning of the strike, the shortfall for freight forwarders, carriers and importers is important, " explains Hervé Marodon. For the latter, the crisis could not take place until Saturday, " if and only if "talks Thursday between dockers strikers MRSA and lead management.
" The recovery will be difficult and it will be the rush , "he promises. Meanwhile, dockers strikers MRSA voted this morning meeting with other companies and SGM Somacom indefinite strike in Port East.