ITF: CSL Australia Underpaying Foreign Crew of Bahamas-Flagged Vessel Operating in Australian Waters

An Australian shipping company has been accused of underpaying foreign crew aboard a Bahamas-flagged vessel operating in Australian waters on domestic routes. The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) said it inspected the CSL Australia's MV Diana in Melbourne and found the company is underpaying Filipino seafarers who are effectively operating full-time on the … [Read more...]

Another Aussie Crew Sacked

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is protesting over the federal government’s award of a special license to Pacific Aluminium allowing the company to replace the Australian bulk carrier CSL Melbourne with a foreign vessel. CSL Melbourne, like the MV Portland before it, will contravene Australian coastal trading laws after getting a temporary license, … [Read more...]