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...
The Maritime Union says it intends to make sure a Government inquiry into transport and logistics is not just about promoting privatization in the ports sector.
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.