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Moving to Brazil – Possible Port Blockages

For customers planning on moving to Brazil, Abels Moving Services have been made aware by our shipping agents about possible port blockages as part of a strike starting on the 29th May 2015.

There is planned on the 29th May 2015 (scheduled to start at 04:00 hrs) a National Mobilization with the objective to close all Public Housing and blocking Port entrances and main roads in Major Cities.

A group of Syndicates will protest against the Brazilian Government, claiming about law project 4330/2004, that is under discussion by members of the House of Representatives, Such law is to allow contracting outsourced services in the public and private ports.

There are rumors that truck drivers, students union and others may also adhere to the protest.

For customers moving to Brazil please call your Abels customer liaison on their direct line or call head office on +44(0)1842 816600 or email