Oil tankers and other vessels wait off Marseille's port, southern France, where oil terminals are blocked by striking workers, Monday, May 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
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Workers at the CIM oil terminal that handles about 40 percent of French crude imports have voted to extend their strike at the Le Havre oil port hub until 10:00 a.m. GMT Wednesday, a CGT union official told Reuters.CIM, which supplies nearby Exxon Mobil's 240,000 barrel-per-day Port Jerome-Gravenchon refinery, is central to France's oil sector. The Port Jerome refinery is one of three refineries among the eight in France that has not been halted by the strike.The hub at Le Havre port has 2.4 million cubic meters of crude storage capacity and 1.7 million cubic meters of refined products storage capacity for jet fuel, diesel, petrol and naphtha.
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