Moving to Chile – Port Workers Strike in Chile Now Ended

For customers planning on moving to Chile, Abels Moving Services have been updated by our agents on the port workers strike in Chile.


Information About Port Workers Strike in Chile

Status on Friday 11th July 2014:

Port workers in Chile have ended the strike and operations have resumed.

Currently, all ports in Chile are working under standard conditions


Previous Information About Port Workers Strike in Chile

Status on Wednesday 9th July 2014:

Port workers in Chile have been on strike since Tuesday, July 8. The strike is affecting a number of ports and has suspended operations for incoming and outbound shipments.

Delays are expected in the areas of Iquique (ITI on strike); Talcahuano (SVTI, Lirquen, Colenel on strike) and San Antonio (STI on strike).

As it is not known how long this port workers strike in Chile will continue, customers moving to Chile should be aware that when goods are delayed at port there can be additional charges which may occur which would be passed along to the shipping customer.


For customers moving to Chile please call your Abels customer liaison on their direct line or call head office on +44(0)1842 816600 or email shipping@abels.co.uk