Incident Bulletin 18th of June 2021

This week’s bulletin contains the latest information about Czech Republic, Greece, Guatemala, Lebanon, Slovenia, Spain, Thailand. 

 

 

Czech Republic


Start date: 18 June 2021
End date: 20 June 2021
Incident: strike
 

Postal operator to temporarily shut down data network: it has been reported that Česká pošta is planning an extraordinary shutdown of the data network between 19:00 local time on June 18 and June 20 due to maintenance. According to sources, the planned shutdown will concern all branches of Česká pošta. As a result, postal services will likely be unavailable.


Greece

Start date: 16 June 2021
End date: 17 June 2021
Incident: strike

The Association of the Civil Servants have announced a 24-hour strike on Wednesday June the 16th, also the Confederation of the Greek workers, have announced a 4hour (13:00 – 17:00 local time) work stoppage on the same day.
 
These actions have had an affect both international and domestic mail collection and delivery.

 

Guatemala

Start date: 12 November 2020
End date: ongoing
Incident: storm

The designated operator of Guatemala, the General Directorate of Posts and Telegraphs, would like to inform that services in the eastern and northeastern regions of the country, which were disrupted owing to Storm Eta, are in the process of being restored. It is hoped that all services will have resumed as normal by the end of this month.
 
Inbound and outbound services (both domestic and international) in the rest of the country are operating as normal.
 
 

Lebanon

Start date: 17 June 2021
End date: ongoing
Incident: strike

The designated operator of Lebanon, LibanPost, wishes to inform that a general strike has been taking place across the country since Thursday, 17 June 2021.
 
As a consequence, all LibanPost facilities are currently closed, and that there will be no scanning, delivery or collection of any type of mail until further notice.

 

Slovenia

Start date: 17 March 2020
End date: 15 June 2021
Incident: coronavirus

the designated operator of Slovenia, Pošta Slovenije, wishes to inform that the lockdown has ended effective 15 June 2021.
 
Since the risk of spreading COVID-19 remains, most of the preventive measures will be maintained, and Pošta Slovenije will continue to provide postal services in line with national public health guidelines and restrictions. The acceptance of outbound mail items (letter post, parcel post and EMS) for some destinations remains subject to transport availability.
 
Consequently, Pošta Slovenije is declaring the situation of force majeure to be at an end.

 

Spain

Start date: 23 March 2020
End date: 8 June 2021
Incident: coronavirus

The designated operator of Spain, S.E. Correos y Telégrafos, asks us to inform that, thanks to improvements in terms of transport capacity, and the resumption of flights from and to Spain, certain destinations for which acceptance was closed have been reopened. Therefore, Correos is currently able to send mail (letter-post, parcel-post and EMS items) to a majority of countries with which routes are open. Nevertheless, Correos cannot accept letter-post and parcel-post items for those destinations to which it has no transport capacity.
 
The evolution of the health crisis in the coming months may also mean that acceptance of items for some destinations currently open will need to be suspended again.
 
In view of the current situation in the country and continuing capacity and frequency problems in relation to international flights, Correos warns that operations may continue to be impacted. 
 

 

Thailand

Start date: 20 May 2021
End date: 18 June
Incident: coronavirus

The designated operator of Thailand, Thailand Post, would like to inform that operations at the Laksi mail processing centre, which had been subject to delays since 20 May 2021 owing to a reduction in the workforce, have now returned to normal.

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