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Details of the latest big port strike to further destabilise European container operations have been revealed.

Around 1,900 workers at Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port, will hold an eight-day strike from August 21 to 29, demanding higher pay amid spiralling inflation.

A local trade union said the port operator, Hutchison, had failed to improve on its offer of a 7% pay increase, with inflation predicted to hit 13% later this year.

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