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Mayotte: Strike at SMART marked by violent incidents

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The strike of harbour representatives of SMART started in a relatively tensed climate.
According to the Le Journal de Mayotte, several violent incidents have marked the strike that had started yesterday evening. Some strikers, stuck up in front of the grids of SMART (Société Mahoraise d’Acconage, de Représentation et de Transit) situated at Longoni, attacked the harbour capitain who was trying to film the blocking device. An attack that won him three days of ITT.
A bailiff sent by MGC (Mayotte Channel Gateway) has also been rushed.
This social conflict taking place in an already very tensed climate, following the procurement of a public service delegation (PSD) by the MCG, issued by the General Council, authorizing him to engage in the handling of containers at the port. An activity which SMART had up till now the exclusivity.


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