Svitzer Industrial Action 2022

Maritime unions have announced Svitzer industrial action which will affect Australia tug masters, engineers and deckhands. The towage operator said it is “experiencing a significant escalation in protected industrial action Across Australia’s major ports with widespread stoppages scheduled from 10th November through to 15th November”. The newly announced protected industrial actions include: Brisbane Industrial Action: […]

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Svitzer Tugs – Protected Industrial Action

Tug masters employed by Svitzer Australia (represented by the Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU)) are undertaking extensive Protected Industrial Action (PIA) across many ports in Australia. These strike actions are impacting on vessel arrivals and departures in Port Botany, Brisbane and Fremantle.  The current notified PIAs in Australian container ports are: Port Botany: 48-hour stoppage from

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