Tagged: crews

Holes in official accounts of Rena’s seaworthiness 0

Holes in official accounts of Rena’s seaworthiness

The Maritime Union has renewed calls for inspection reports on the Rena to be made public and for clarification of what a Maritime New Zealand inspection involves.

Ultimate responsibility for Rena disaster lies with the Government 7

Ultimate responsibility for Rena disaster lies with the Government

The Maritime Union says that the responsibility for the Rena disaster lies with Government and authorities as much as with individual crew members.

Maritime workers board Flag of Convenience ships in national week of action 0

Maritime workers board Flag of Convenience ships in national week of action

New Zealand maritime workers will be going up the gangway this week to check out ships flying “flags of convenience” and ensure that crew conditions, wages, and health and safety standards are up to scratch.

Spotlight goes on abuse of overseas crews 0

Spotlight goes on abuse of overseas crews

The publication of a report on the exploitation of overseas fishing crews in New Zealand waters by the Sunday Star Times today has “lifted the lid” on what is going on in the industry.