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  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers’ (AIMPE) decision to escalate a strike campaign at the nation’s ports, Danish tug operator Svitzer has turned to the Fair Work Commission seeking to terminate these actions, according to GAC. The move comes as AIMPE revealed plans to expand the initially announced strikes from 12-hour and 24-hour stoppages in the ports to 48 hours. The AIMPE engineers’ […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Australian Fair Work Commission has rejected Danish tug operator Svitzer’s application seeking to terminate the industrial campaign being waged by the Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE). This means that AIMPE’s announced stoppages are set to continue at the nation’s ports, according to GAC. Besides the already announced 24-hour stoppages, the union plans to simultaneously stop […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port of Hedland tug operators could go back to their plans to stage a strike at the bulk export hub as they failed to agree with Teekay on a new pay deal. The AIMPE has subsequently given notice that the engineers intended to take protected industrial action in the form of a four-hour stoppage from 3am to […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Institute of Marine & Power Engineers (AIMPE) has given notice that the tug boat engineers at Port Hedland, Australia’s biggest iron ore port, intend to take protected industrial action in the form of a four-hour stoppage from 6am to 10am on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, Teekay Shipping reports in a release. The notice exempts […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) has proceeded today with the second round of industrial stoppages at Australian ports, Svitzer Towage confirmed. The union stopped work for 24 hours at Newcastle, Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne and Geelong on January 19, halting operations for 48 hours in Sydney/Botany, Fremantle and Kwinana on January 18. According to Svitzer, […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tugboat engineers at Australia’s largest port, Port Hedland, have cancelled the intended strike and will continue to negotiate with Teekay Shipping. The strike option has not completely been ruled out, depending on the outcome of the talks, according to Bloomberg.   The industrial action was called off given the fact that The Australian Institute of Marine and Power […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Australian Fair Work Commission (FWC) has ordered stoppage of the industrial action of Port of Hedland tug operators effective today, as talks on replacement enterprise agreements have been concluded, Teekay announced. Teekay Shipping (Australia) Pty Ltd has been in negotiation with Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU), the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Australian Institute of Marine […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Operations at Port Hedland, Australia’s largest bulk export terminal, will resume uninterrupted after the port’s tug boat engineers approved a labour agreement and decided not to take any further industrial actions, Teekay Shipping (Australia) Pty said in an e-mailed statement. Teekay also said that the Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) backed the […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) Union has started their planned strikes aboard Danish tug operator Svitzer’s tugs at various Australian ports, according to GAC. Namely, the 12-hour industrial action has caused the shipping traffic to stop at the ports of Geelong, Newcastle, Botany and Sydney. Further strikes are still planned to take place tomorrow at […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Australia’s ports will be hit by 12-hour strikes next Tuesday and Wednesday as tug boat crews express their disagreement with a new industrial contract which would force three-person tug crews under a single agreement, according to local media. The strikes, which will affect all coal carriers, fuel carriers, car importers and bulk container vessels entering port, will shut down activities in the ports of Sydney, […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) tug crews plan to extend their industrial campaign against Denmark-based tug operator Svitzer to operations in the Australian West Coast ports, according to GAC. The 12-hour stoppages, which will affect all coal carriers, fuel carriers, car importers and bulk container vessels entering port, are scheduled to take place in Fremantle and Kwinana on […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    At least 15 ships were delayed at the Port of Adelaide due to nationwide strikes on board Svitzer Australia’s tugs that continued this week, South Australia’s port operator Flinders Ports said. The work stoppages from yesterday prevented five ships from entering or leaving South Australia’s largest port whereas a previous 24 hour stoppage on Saturday impacted 10 vessels carrying […]

  • 9 November 2015

    Queensland-based Rivtow, a subsidiary of Riverside Marine, has been selected by mining giant BHP Billiton to operate 14 tugs inside iron-ore shipping hub Port Hedland, thus replacing the previous tugboat operator Teekay. “The contract has been awarded following a competitive tender process for BHP Billiton’s largest tugboat fleet based on safety, capability and cost-effectiveness criteria,” […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Danish tug operator Svitzer Towage has reached an agreement with the three tug crew unions to operate under a single Enterprise Agreement (EA) for the next four years, according to GAC. This new agreement, being lodged today for approval with the Fair Work Commission, has replaced the previous three EAs that expired on December 31, 2015, and simplifies the […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Parliament has made the decision in protecting Australian jobs by blocking the Abbott Government’s attempts to flood the offshore oil and gas sector with cheap foreign labour. The Senate voted to disallow the Federal Government from continuing to issue Maritime Crew (subclass 988) visas to foreign workers for the purposes of working in […]

  • 17 July 2014

    Maritime Union of Australia has welcomed the blocking of the Abbott Government’s attempts to flood the offshore oil and gas sector with cheap foreign labour.   The Australian Senate has voted to disallow the Federal Government from continuing to issue Maritime Crew (subclass 988) visas to foreign workers for the purposes of working in Australia’s offshore […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Infrastructure

    A new £40 million wharf to moor the RRS Sir David Attenborough has been completed at the British Antarctic Survey’s Rothera Research Station in Antarctica. The wharf has been used by polar ships for the first time to transport staff and materials back to the UK. A specialist team of engineers, divers, builders and project managers built […]

  • 24 July 2014

    The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU) have confirmed they will push ahead with a legal challenge to the Abbott Government’s attempt to allow an influx of foreign workers in the offshore.   The Abbott Government effectively overturned a decision by the Senate last week, which voted to disallow […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance

      Australian maritime unions are considering an appeal to the full Federal Court in the wake of yesterday’s ruling of Justice Buchanan in favour of the Abbott Government’s decision covering workers in the offshore oil and gas sector. The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU) took the Abbott Government to court […]

  • 2 March 2017

    The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has signed new work arrangements with Japanese energy giant Inpex on the $34 billion dollar Ichthys LNG project off the north-west coast of Australia which will support up to 2000 Australian jobs. Inpex recently named the massive offshore facilities destined for the Ichthys gas field in Australia in a […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Chairman of the classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has called upon marine insurance and classification industries to work closer together in addressing the next-generation safety system.  Christopher J. Wiernicki, Chairman, President and CEO of ABS, addressed the American Institute of Marine Underwriters (AIMU), describing the future of maritime safety and risk mitigation as it […]

  • 28 January 2016

    The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) disagrees with the findings of the recent report published by the Alliance for Innovation and Infrastructure’s (Aii) entitled Jones Act: Protectionism v. Global Trade. The report called the Jones Act outdated, especially as the United States is entering new global markets and removing outstanding barriers to trade. Under the almost […]