ITF: Another Worker Death Underscores ‘Atrocious Safety Record’ at Hutchison Terminal in Jakarta

Another worker has died in an accident at the Hutchison terminal in Jakarta, marking the fourth fatality in just the past 15 months at the terminal, the International Transport Workers’ Federation has reported. The incident is the latest to underscore the what the ITF described as an "atrocious" safety record at the Hutchison terminal. “We are shocked and alarmed by the … [Read more...]

Port Worker Crushed to Death at Container Terminal in Jakarta

An Indonesian port worker was killed on the job overnight after being crushed by a container at the International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) facility in Jakarta, the International Transport Workers' Federation confirmed Thursday. Local unions say a 40-year-old man was fatally crushed at about 22.10 local time when a refrigerated container was dropped onto his … [Read more...]

Jakarta Port Strike Hits Biggest Terminal Operator

JAKARTA, Aug 4 (Reuters) - More than 600 workers at Jakarta's Tanjung Priok port have gone on strike and could extend the action until Aug. 10, their union said on Friday, disrupting operations at the biggest terminal of Indonesia's busiest port. The labour union of PT Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) launched the strike on Thursday demanding bonus payments … [Read more...]