Maritime Union National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says the Union has repeatedly called for a review of safety practices at all ports in New Zealand.
If the Covid-19 response has taught us anything, it’s that our economy lives and dies by our supply chains and that when push comes to shove New Zealand can’t always rely on the rest of the world.
The Maritime Union says a straddle accident at Port Chalmers on Wednesday 1 July involved one of its members.
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.
Tens of thousands of dollars of outstanding pay for seafarers is in the process of recovery after action last week by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) in New Zealand ports. Delegations of dockworkers and...