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.
The Maritime Union says that the responsibility for the Rena disaster lies with Government and authorities as much as with individual crew members.
The Maritime Union welcomes the announcement by the Government of details for its inquiry into the fishing industry – but we want real answers.
The announcement of a ministerial inquiry into foreign fishing charter vessels in New Zealand waters is long overdue.
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.
OIl and gas alliance unions are calling on the Government to boost safety measures in the offshore industry.
The Maritime Union of New Zealand says that too many workers being killed or injured on overseas vessels in and around New Zealand waters.