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National Update – DP World Australia Industrial Action

Dear Valued Clients, Further to our previous notice outlining operational implications (including rail) at Port Botany, we have received the following details from DP World Australia outlining broader national implications associated with the ongoing industrial action. Ongoing Protected Industrial action at DP World Australia Since the CFMMEU commenced Protected Industrial Action (PIA) at DP World …

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Major Escalation of Industrial Action

Dear Valued Clients, In a major escalation of the DP World Australia and Maritime Union of Australia MUA) Enterprise Agreement dispute, the MUA has given DP World Notice of Intention to take Protected Industrial Action at Port Botany including 24 hour stoppages on 4 April 2019, 10 April 2019 and 1 May 2019. 1 April: …

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Rail Operations at DP World Sydney

Dear Valued Clients, As you are aware, the CFMMEU is currently staging Protected Industrial Action at all DP World Australia (DPWA) terminals. In addition to the terminal stoppages which continue to challenge DPWA, the CFMMEU has placed bans on employees working in tasks above their normal grade, overtime, shift extensions, accepting late call ins and …

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MUA Dispute Impacting Rail Operations

Dear Valued Clients, Please be noted of the following: DP World Australia We have been advised by DP World Australia that rail operations will not operate from 2pm tomorrow Thursday 28 March 2019 until 6am Friday 29 March 2019. These closures are a result of continuing industrial action. These types of events are increasing in …

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Hutchinson BNE Terminal Fee Increase

Dear Valued Clients, Please be advised of the following Terminal charges which will change or apply as indicated below • Hutchison has increased their Terminal infrastructure fee effective 15th April 2019 for all customers. The fee has increased to AUD 41.41 per container.  Additionally SILA Global wish to bring to your attention that Hutchinson Sydney Terminal …

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DP World Botany – Further Industrial Action

Dear Valued Clients, We have received advice from DP World Australia Port Botany that they have received advice of Intention to take Protected Industrial Action on 1 April 2019 and 2 April 2019. 1/4/19 Stoppage from 1200-1400, No slots will be released for 1100, 1200 & 1300 zones. Work to resume 1400. 1/4/19 Stoppage from 2000-2200, No …

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DP World Industrial Action – Update

Dear Valued Clients, Please note below the latest update from DP World in relation to the industrial action at their sites. The Protected Industrial Action (PIA) which commenced at DP World Australia (DPWA) terminals this week has been mitigated to the best extent possible, with all vessel and roadside operations continuing. We will continue to …

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Industrial Action at DP World Australia

Dear Valued Clients, As you may be aware the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has advised DP World Australia (DPWA) of its intention to commence industrial action at DPWA sites. As of 1700 Friday afternoon we have been notified of protected industrial action at the following sites: • Fremantle Terminal commencing 19 March 2019 • …

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MUA announce national industrial action against DP World Australia

Dear Valued Clients, Please be advised that the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) have voted in support of taking rolling industrial action against DP World Australia (DPWA), including strikes and indefinite work bans, with actions to commence from next Friday. The bans and strike action include bans on upgrades, bans on overtime and shift extensions, …

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Cyclone Disrupting Brisbane Ports

Dear Valued Clients, Please be advised that Tropical Cyclone Oma is having a major impact on the Port of Brisbane. Pilotage has been suspended and potentially will not resume until Monday 25/02/19, pending swell/weather moderation. Many vessel are being redirected or omitting Brisbane and we will update you as they come to hand. Container Terminals …

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