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Pirates Take Crew Hostage Of Nigeria

ARMED men have kidnapped six crewmen from a tanker 18 n-miles off the coast of Nigeria, Fairplay reports.

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Union Calls For Urgent Action After 2nd Dive Death This Year

Two divers have died off the Queensland coast, this year, highlighting the importance of tighter regulation of the industry, said Mick Doleman, MUA.

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Union Calls For Strategic Port Plan As Bulk Exports Boom

It is now time for Australia to plan our ports for an economic upturn.

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National OHS Bulletin - Issue 4 2009

The bulletin is available for download here in PDF format.

 

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Gillard Ships Out WorkChoices

Maritime Union hails an end to wages exploitation of guest workers in our coastal waters.

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One Dead, Six Injured In Lifeboat Accident

Union warns members of lifeboat dangers after fatality in Middle East, while another crew member dies doing dockworkers crane work in China

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MUA Puffin Crew Win National Media Attention

MUA Front Puffin crew make headlines

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Ship Crash

4 crew feared dead off China, 29 off Qatar as IMO warns safety has become a casualty of the Recesssion

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MUA Statement Re Allegations Against Former Branch Union Official

"The Union said it would co-operate fully with any police investigation."

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MUA Joins International Protests Against Worker Repression In Iran

MUA members and officials joined around 300 unionists, workers and members of the Australian Iranian community outside the Iranian Embassy in Canberra, protesting against the repression of workers' rights in Iran. Watch the video by MUA film maker and waterside worker COOPER SILK

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