Maritime workers union suspends strike; Tags: Maritime union, NPA, strike, video. "For a union to be attempting to hold the national economy to ransom to leverage its push for a 6 per cent annual pay rise is simply unforgiveable, especially at a time when we are in the grip of a global health and economic crisis," Mr Porter said. Strike Marine Salvage Sales, Inc. also has consignment items, including; engine parts, generator parts, propellers, water jets, deck cranes and a host of other items. Senior Journalist: Energy & Commodities. December 6, 2011. on: December 21, 2020 In: Freight. The latest LPC notifications are itemised below, detailing the commencement and duration of strike action. News May 21 admin. Maritime Union Auckland Waterfront Branch Local 13 President Denis Carlisle says offers from the company had not moved … Email Login, to view details. The 1936 Gulf Coast maritime workers' strike was a labor action of the splinter union "Maritime Federation of the Gulf Coast" lasting from October 31, 1936 to January 21, 1937. A four-hour work ban stopped activity on the wharves briefly a month ago, but the union has continued with bans on overtime. The world's biggest freight line, Maersk, has stopped sending ships to Sydney. By Danny Tran . The Seaman's Union of Australia and Waterside Workers Federation merge to create the Maritime Union of Australia (1993). A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports, entertainment, fashion,lifestyle human interest stories, etc. The Maritime Union of Australia is going head to head with the Federal Government after being accused of slowing down container ships full of exports. "To remove uncertainty for our customers supply chain and to assist handling of our vessels calling Sydney, Maersk is taking the difficult decision to temporarily stop acceptance of all new bookings from Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and India Sub-Continent to Sydney effective immediately.". In a communique it issued on Saturday in Lagos, MWUN said that the situation was no longer tolerable. The 1934 West Coast Longshoremen’s Strike was a defining moment in maritime labor organization. Consequently, the Executive Secretary of the NSC, Hassan Bello, yesterday, in Lagos met with a a three man team of the Maritime Workers Union of … The union has been negotiating with three stevedoring companies for a 6 per cent wage increase over four years. Containers stranded at sea as Maritime Union strike blockades Port of Melbourne. "Patrick is attempting to impose wholesale cuts to terms and conditions of employment.". Kola-Olalere, while ruling on an ex-parte motion in suit number NICN/PHC/155/2020 filed by INTELS. Media releases. By Muyiwa Lucas . The four-month strike idled 50,000 seamen and 300 ships along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. August 2020 Magazine. The purpose of the labor action was to condemn the poor state of infrastructure, specifically the deteriorating roads leading to seaports in Lagos State. A notice of Protected Industrial Action was issued by the Maritime Union of Australia to towage provider Svitzer Australia earlier this week with industrial action yesterday as follows: a stoppage of work for 24 hours duration commencing at 7:00 am on Thursday … Union defeat.   "Our members worked throughout the COVID crisis to keep the economy ticking over," he said. Around 300 workers in the Ports of Auckland container terminal stevedoring, road, rail, shuttle and engineering services areas will withdraw labour for a 24 hour period starting at 10.59pm on Tuesday 2 December. He claimed Patrick wanted to "rip up 50 pages of conditions". "It doesn't matter what we do now, we have a narrow gateway to move a whole lot of goods out of the country.". The Maritime Union has this afternoon placed a new 7 day full strike notice on the Ports of Auckland. June 28, 2019. "In fact, it was our efforts to implement separation, segregation and sanitisation protocols that ensured not one day was lost at any Patrick terminal throughout the crisis.". A four-hour work ban stopped activity on the wharves briefly a month ago, but the union has continued with bans on overtime. On December 19, 2020 11:05 am In News by Urowayino Jeremiah. Patricks, the stevedoring company at the centre of the union-breaking wharf dispute of the late 1990s, said it was "bewildered" by the pay claim as the average permanent worker on the wharves already earned about $155,000 a year. 12th March 2018. Court stops Maritime Workers Union’s strike at INTELS. TOP STORIES Videos. The National Maritime Union is a union of merchant seamen, founded in 1937. This service may include material from Agence France-Presse (AFP), APTN, Reuters, AAP, CNN and the BBC World Service which is copyright and cannot be reproduced. Up to 90,000 containers at Port Botany in Sydney are stuck in limbo as the union attempts to negotiate a pay rise. MARITIME union workers have begun major strike action over a pay dispute, disrupting shipping activity at Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. The RMTU is a union for transport workers in which all members have equal rights, whatever their job. Technical Feedback: whatsapp 08023469027 The maritime union denies the action is capable of causing the delays being claimed The union has been negotiating with three stevedoring companies for a 6 per cent wage increase over four years. 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