Second injury within weeks at East Swanson Dock underscores need for National Stevedoring Code of Practice
Over 300 maritime representatives addressed a joint proposal by seafarers’ unions and shipowners to address the issue of abandonment, and to ensure that flag states have in place a financial security system to provide abandoned seafarers with outstanding wages, repatriation and other reasonable costs until they arrive home.
There were 8,890 votes in favour of the proposal, none against, and 143 abstensions.Read more
The MUA and MUNZ fought the good fight on wednesday night to raise money for Sydney Children's Hospital. Watch the bouts here...Read more
The Maritime Union of Australia in WA has threatened to take Mermaid Marine to the Equal Opportunity Commission if it continued to refuse to investigate an allegation of sexism in the workplace.
The MUA has approached the company on several occasions on behalf of a female union member over an incident which occurred in Dampier in December.Read more