Friday, April 7, 2023

More UK North Sea Oil Workers to Start Striking This Month

By Rachel Graham (Bloomberg) — About 1,350 workers servicing North Sea oil platforms for energy majors such as BP Plc, Shell Plc and TotalEnergies SE

April 7, 2023
Total Views: 1261

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Unions Grill Maersk Over Labor Issues

Trade unions representing employees and contractors at Maersk gathered in Copenhagen this week to raise concerns about labor issues with management at the

March 28, 2023
Total Views: 2113

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Union Worker Strike Closes Germany’s Hamburg Port to Large Ships

BERLIN, March 22 (Reuters) – The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has closed the port to large ships because of a strike announced by the Verdi

March 22, 2023
Total Views: 3583

Monday, March 20, 2023

UK Offshore Platforms Face ‘Standstill’ as Workers Plan Strike

Union says ‘tsunami of industrial action’ to hit UK oil and gas operators as 1,400 offshore workers set to strike. Dozens of platforms on the  UK

March 20, 2023
Total Views: 1707

Monday, February 13, 2023

Long-Serving SIU President Michael Sacco Retires

The longest-serving president in Seafarers International Union (SIU) history Michael Sacco has retired at the age of 86, the union announced Monday.

February 13, 2023
Total Views: 1447

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Harbor Tug Lockout Threatens ‘Nationwide Port Shutdown’ in Australia

Maritime union says Svitzer bosses are refusing to withdraw lockout that will bring Australian ports to a near standstill The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA)

November 16, 2022
Total Views: 3666

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Svitzer Planning Lockout of Australian Harbor Tug Crews in Dispute with Unions

Towage operator Svitzer, an A.P. Moller-Maersk subsidiary, has announced an indefinite lockout of Australian harbor tug crews over an industrial labor dispute

November 15, 2022
Total Views: 2739

Saturday, September 10, 2022
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US Unions Work To Avoid Rail Strikes

By Victoria Cavaliere (Bloomberg) Freight railroads and labor unions are working through the weekend to hammer out a new contract to avoid a strike that could

September 10, 2022
Total Views: 3017

Thursday, May 5, 2022

United Grain and ILWU Reach Labor Deal at Major Pacific Northwest Grain Export Terminal

The negotiating committees representing Longshore workers from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 4 union and management from the

May 5, 2022
Total Views: 1326

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Maritime News

Study Looks at the Impacts of Commercial Pressures on Shipboard Safety

The International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P) has published a study highlighting the complex issue responsibility for shipboard

August 27, 2019
Total Views: 127

Thursday, June 7, 2018

U.S. East Coast Dockworkers Agree to New Six-Year Master Contract After ‘Tough’ Negotiations

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Shippers are breathing a sigh of relief after US east and Gulf coast dock workers reached “tentative”

June 7, 2018
Total Views: 38

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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U.S. Labor Enforcer Issues Complaint Against Pasha Over Construction of New Ships

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the federal agency tasked with prosecuting unfair labor practices, has issued a complaint against The Pasha Group

December 5, 2017
Total Views: 65

Thursday, June 1, 2017
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Norway Union Reaches Wage Deal with Offshore Drilling Firms, Averting Strike

OSLO, June 1 (Reuters) – Norway’s biggest oil workers’ union reached a wage deal with offshore rig owners on Thursday, averting the risk of a

June 1, 2017
Total Views: 40

Friday, May 27, 2016
Maritime News

Strike at France’s Le Havre Oil Terminal Extended Until Monday

By Bate Felix PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) – French CGT union members at the CIM, an oil storage and supply services company which handles about 40 percent of

May 27, 2016
Total Views: 57

Friday, January 29, 2016
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Maritime News

Port of New York and New Jersey Terminals Shut After Longshoremen Walk Off Job

By Joseph Ax and Daniel Bases NEW YORK, Jan 29 (Reuters) – New York and New Jersey’s cargo terminals shut down on Friday after more than a thousand

January 29, 2016
Total Views: 74

Thursday, January 7, 2016
Maritime News

Maritime Unions Watching MV Portland Dispute in Australia

Maritime union groups around the world are closely monitoring a dispute over the replacement of the Australian-flagged bulk carrier MV Portland

January 7, 2016
Total Views: 12

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Maritime News

Norwegian Offshore Workers Threaten Strike

Some 574 Norwegian rig workers could go on strike from next Thursday, potentially reducing oil production, unless a wage settlement is reached during talks

June 18, 2015
Total Views: 4

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Maritime News

Standoff Over – West Coast Dockworkers Approve Five-Year Pact

West Coast dockworkers approved a five-year contract with shippers and port operators, formally ending a months-long stalemate that almost paralyzed cargo

May 24, 2015
Total Views: 13

Friday, April 3, 2015

West Coast Ports Labor Deal Wins Dockworkers Union Approval

A union caucus representing dockworkers at West Coast ports voted to recommend to its members a labor contract deal reached over months of negotiations that

April 3, 2015
Total Views: 4

Monday, February 23, 2015

West Coast Ports Revive as Dockworkers Take on Two-Month Backlog

Ports are coming back to life along the U.S. West Coast after dockworkers resolved a nine-month labor standoff, though the cargo backlog from ships waiting

February 23, 2015
Total Views: 5