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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 Union has strong views on transport productivity inquiry 0

Maritime Union has strong views on transport productivity inquiry

The Maritime Union says it intends to make sure a Government inquiry into transport and logistics is not just about promoting privatization in the ports sector.

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.

Transport workers mobilize as overseas rolling stock arrives in New Zealand 0

Transport workers mobilize as overseas rolling stock arrives in New Zealand

The New Zealand affiliates of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) met today to discuss their concerns with the arrival of KiwiRail’s new locomotives in the country.