Protected Industrial Action

Import Rates from Far East Asia to Australia

Protected Industrial Action:

D P World Terminals have advised they have received notice of protected industrial action from the Maritime Union of Australia.

Work will stop in the below terminals for Union members to discuss the Enterprise Bargaining Agreement put forward by D P World Terminals at the following times and dates:

Melbourne Friday 15/1/21 from 1.00pm to 3.00pm

Fremantle Tuesday 19/1/21 from 9.30am to 1.30pm

Above stoppages will have an impact on container receivals and deliveries in both terminals.


Svitzer Industrial Action – Vessel impacts

Maersk Line have advised of industrial actions being taken against Svitzer (a Maersk Company and National Tug Operator) by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA).

Svitzer has received strike notice from MUA for below dates and locations:

Dates: Tues 12 Jan 0001hrs until Fri 15 Jan 2359hrs, Tues 19 Jan 0001hrs until Fri 22 Jan 2359hrs, Tues 26 Jan 0001hrs until Fri 29 Jan 2359hrs

Location: BNE, SYD, MEL, ADL, FRE

Svitzer is working on alternate arrangements in order to mitigate the impact to vessels.

GPSM Customer Service/Transport Teams will keep affected clients updated on developments.