The MUA's week-long work stoppage affected at least 26 ships. (ABC TV News – file image: Kerrin Binnie)
Stevedoring company Patrick says crippling industrial action at three of its ports will cost the company $8 million and set its operations back up to two months.
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has rejected an [...]
The Maritime Union of Australia has put to its members that protected industrial action in the form of limited work bans at Patrick container terminals in Sydney, Brisbane and Fremantle be lifted.
MUA workers showed up for work Friday morning in Sydney, Brisbane and Fremantle.
“Patrick has chosen to escalate this dispute by unilaterally closing [...]
An Oil Tanker in Cook Inlet, Alaska. Ship Strong for America says that the Obama Administration must stop Jones Act violations or "American harbors will be filled with foreign vessels."
Ship Strong for America, an organization dedicated to preserving the strength of our nation’s maritime industry and homeland security, today announced its first ‘call [...]
Piraeus port workers on strike against privatization
Workers at Greek ports will stage a work stoppage between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Tuesday to protest the government’s privatization plans.
“The total sell-off of all profitable public companies is an incomprehensible and criminal political act,” the Union of Port Workers said in an statement [...]
Port of Charleston
A dispute that came to blows over the unloading of a vessel by nonunion employees has led Ports America, the largest private terminal operator in the Americas, and stevedores serving marine shipping companies calling the Port of Charleston to sue the longshoremen’s union.
The plaintiffs, which also include the SSA Cooper [...]