Maritime Union National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says the Union has repeatedly called for a review of safety practices at all ports in New Zealand.
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The Maritime Union of New Zealand has welcomed the ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention by the New Zealand Government.
The Maritime Union of New Zealand is concerned about the reduction in monitoring of international shipping by Maritime New Zealand, the Government agency responsible for ensuring a “safe, secure and clean” maritime environment.
The Government must get the Health and Safety Reform Bill back on track and not water down its central protections for workers.
The Maritime Union says a straddle accident at Port Chalmers on Wednesday 1 July involved one of its members.