Tagged: shipping

Maritime Union welcomes new extended shipping service to Ports of Auckland 1

Maritime Union welcomes new extended shipping service to Ports of Auckland

The Maritime Union says the announcement of a new extended international shipping service at the Ports of Auckland is great news.

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.

TPPA free trade deal should be dropped 0

TPPA free trade deal should be dropped

The Maritime Union is calling for the abandonment of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, describing the free trade plan as a “sell out to global corporations.”

Kaikoura slip shows the importance of coastal shipping 1

Kaikoura slip shows the importance of coastal shipping

The rundown of New Zealand coastal shipping is threatening New Zealand’s capability to deal with the social and economic fallout from natural disasters.