13 Apr 2016
Australian Strike Action Update

Late this evening the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) issued notice of intent to take Protected Industrial Action lasting 48 hours at the East Swanson Terminal in Melbourne beginning next Thursday April 21 at 07.00am and ending 07.00am Saturday April 23. This latest notice is in addition to the…

7 Apr 2016
Port Botany Strike Notice

Please see the below notice that we have just received from FTA Freight Trade Alliance. Late Tuesday afternoon the Maritime Union of Australia provided notice it would engage in a 48-hour strike at the Sydney AutoStrad Terminal beginning next Wednesday April 13th at 06:00hrs and ending 06:00hrs…

 
1 Mar 2016
Sydney - Patrick Update on Container Terminals Industrial Action - 29th February

Please see below an update on the  status of Protected Industrial Action at Patrick Container Terminals.  Unfortunately, the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has decided to re-engage in Protected Industrial Action undertaken earlier this year. The MUA have notified us that it will engage in a…

 
17 Feb 2016
Melbourne - DP World Stop Work Meeting

MUA STOP WORK Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) has received advice from DP World that an authorised Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) Stop Work meeting will be held in Melbourne this FRIDAY 19/02 from 1230 hrs to 1630 hrs.   There will be NO timeslots from zones 1200 to 1600 inclusive (last zone on…

 
25 Jan 2016
48 Hour Stop Work Australia - Patrick Port Botany

Mondiale has received advice from management at Patrick Port Botany that the terminal will not open from 05:00 Monday 25/01/16 to 27/01/16 06:00. The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) will stop work as advised by the union under legal protected action with Patrick advising that "all vessels will be…

15 Jan 2016
Update on Australian Strike Situation

We have received the below notification from Svitzer with latest developments on strike actions ; AIMPE has further escalated their industrial campaign. Specifically, they have notified Svitzer they plan more rolling stoppages, this time of up to 48 hours induration, at ports nationwide:…

14 Jan 2016
Australia - Patricks have announced that the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) will conduct a nation

Issue: Patrick Port Botany - National Stop Work Short Description: Please be advised the Maritime Union of Australia will conduct a National Stop Work affecting all Patrick Terminals Nationally on Monday 18/01/16 from 06:00 to 06:00 Tuesday the 19/01/16 and again 10:00 Tuesday 19/01/16 to 14:00…

 
17 Dec 2015
Strike Action - Airfreight cargo moving ex Los Angeles to Auckland

Due to strike action by Air Tahiti - there is now a major backlog for all service providers of airfreight ex Los Angeles to Auckland.  Air NZ has confirmed that there is a 72 hour backlog and this is growing daily. The Air Tahiti strike has essentially choked the routings for all Auckland bound…

 
9 Nov 2015
* UPDATE * Industrial Action – Australian airports/ports and container examination facilities

Please be advised the Employees of the Dept of Immigration and Border Protection have continued with the below and have now extended industrial action from Thursday 12th through until Monday 16th November 2015.3rd November noticePlease be advised that we have received notification that the Employees…

 
11 Aug 2015
* Update * Nhava Sheva strike update

The Strike has ended however there is a huge back log which may take up to two weeks to clear.  Also note the rail link to Mundra is still under repair. 12th August noticeThe strike at GTI terminal continues with no resolution in sight.  The gates remain closed.    The other terminals – JNPT &…

 
6 Mar 2015
Possible industrial action ex India (postponed)

We previously advised per below that this strike would take effect from March 9th.   This has now been postponed until 16th March 2015.  We will keep you updated as more information comes to hand. Please note that the union of workers for all the major ports of India have announced that they shall…

 
11 Dec 2014
DP World Australia / MUA Industrial Action

This message is to advise you of the planned Industrial action by the Australian Maritime Union (MUA) which will see operations cease at Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle DP WORLD TERMINALS on 11th December through to Friday 12th December 2014.   Details are as below ; MelbourneOperations will cease…

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