The on-off dockworker strike in Canada’s Pacific coast ports is expected to finally end after the ILWU Canada caucus approved the tentative deal on 21 July, with the results of its membership vote expected by 28 July 2023. Port operations have resumed on 19 July, but the vessel backlog remains to be cleared with 10 containerships still waiting at Vancouver and 2 ships at Prince Rupert with vessel waiting times of up to 14 days. Congestion at the rest of North American ports are largely checked