The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is demanding that Allseas Group SA, the owner of a ship that honours convicted Nazi war criminal Pieter Schelte, immediately change the vessel’s name.Read more
Despite opposition from unions – as well as bipartisan political opposition - it appears Shell is not backing away from plans to push its floating liquid natural gas (FLNG) technology on the Woodside Petroleum-operated Browse LNG project, located near Broome.
“Woodside and its joint venture partners do not care about supporting the Australian economy and jobs – putting the facility 200 kilometres away from our coast is an attempt to cut out local workers, cut out local content, and cut out local laws,” MUA Assistant National Secretary Ian Bray said.
|[Picture: MUA Assistant National Secretary Ian Bray]|
Oil giant Shell has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the MUA following the occupation by seafarers of the Araluen Spirit in Sydney Harbour.Read more
The Araluen Spirit crew took strong action on Thursday 27 October in defence of Australian shipping jobs.Read more
The Maritime Union of Australia has expressed solidarity with the crew of the Araluen Spirit, who are taking a stand for their livelihood - and the broader principle of Australian jobs - by refusing to sail the vessel on its last Australian voyage.Read more