The Maritime Union has welcomed the sentencing of a port company following the death of a union member in a workplace accident in 2013.
Tagged: Health and safety
Two serious port accidents have occurred since the Maritime Union renewed its calls for a national inquiry into New Zealand’s port safety.
The Maritime Union is continuing its call for a national inquiry into port and maritime safety.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation is reiterating the need for stringent health and safety measures in ports after an operator in New Zealand was found responsible for a waterside workers death. A Wellington court ruled in...
Comments from a Port of Tauranga manager about deaths and injuries in their port during a Radio New Zealand interview are unacceptable.
Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says that the ship Vega Auriga should be detained in a New Zealand port until it is deemed seaworthy and crew issues have been fixed.
The Maritime Union is backing the Green Party’s policy to implement compulsory shipping lanes for coastal shipping.