Category: Media releases
Claims by Ports of Auckland that Government quarantine regulations are to blame for their failures are embarrassing and should be withdrawn.
The Maritime Union is questioning the reasons provided for ongoing delays at the Ports of Auckland and says there is a need for an honest conversation about what has gone wrong at the port.
Workers at Port Otago are going on the front foot in a public campaign to change aggressive management tactics which are threatening the future of the region’s export hub.
This week on Thursday 3 December, the chair of the Board for Ports of Auckland Limited, Liz Coutts, was presented with an Deloitte Top 200 award for Chairperson of the Year in recognition of business excellence and leadership.
The Maritime Union wants managers and board chairs held individually accountable for workplace deaths.
The Maritime Union welcomes the Government’s transport policy, which was released today, as an opportunity to restore New Zealand’s coastal shipping industry and repeal section 198 of the Maritime Transport Act
Maritime Union National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says the Union has repeatedly called for a review of safety practices at all ports in New Zealand.