The rest of the story, which is more recent, has been lived under great pressure and worry by the all firms, Spanish or not, dealing with sea commerce. Containers stacked up at the ports due to the lack of workers to load and unload, vessels that decided not to call at the Spanish ports, sea liners that would stop at our ports under the condition of doubling the freight costs, and accumulated products at the firm’s warehouses all around the country, waiting to reach the sea. In conclusion, enormous economical loses beared by firms of this country because of a fight that demanded to maintain the rights and privilege of only a few.
The strike is over for now, thanks to the support that this sector has received from the minority political parties, which have forced the government to give in to their requests, even if this means a million euro worth fine imposed by the European Union to Spain. This fine will have to be paid by all the Spanish people to benefit exclusively a minority of citizen.
At least for now the strike has been cancelled, and the next step is to wait for the Spanish port to be cleared. The usual merchandise of this season must go out along with everything that was unable to do so, due to the port halt. Meanwhile, the doubled freight cost will have to be beared.
Therefore, Manchamar wishes to let its clients know that we will continue being at your entire service for any doubt or assistance you may need by doing all we can for you.