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Published: 8 Feb 2023

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SAFETY UPDATE

8 February 2023

SHIP CRANE FAILURE AT PORT KEMBLA

 

The Maritime Union of Australia notes with concern that there has been another Ship Crane FSWR failure at Port Kembla on Wednesday 01/02/23 on the Pan Ivy Bulk Carrier.



Published: 7 Feb 2023

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The word ‘disaster’ barely covers the situation in Türkiye and Syria after two huge earthquakes and multiple aftershocks struck on Monday (6 February 2023).



Published: 7 Feb 2023

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Australian Strategic Shipping Fleet Taskforce enters Stage Two of advice to Government
 
7 February 2023
 


Published: 5 Feb 2023

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PADDY CRUMLIN
NATIONAL SECRETARY, MARITIME UNION OF AUSTRALIA
PRESIDENT, INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT WORKERS FEDERATION

MEDIA RELEASE

1 February 2023

ITF joins mass protest to defend UK workers' right to strike

 



Published: 3 Feb 2023

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ACTU EXECUTIVE

February 2023

RESOLUTION

Svitzer Towage ongoing dispute

ACTU Executive notes that:

1. Svitzer towage EBA expired on 31 December 2019

2. Svitzer Australia applied in January 2022 to Fair Work to have the existing enterprise agreement terminated, which would:



Published: 26 Jan 2023

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The Maritime Union of Australia has announced its timeline and process for the quadrennial elections to be held this year to elect office bearers for the coming four year period.

Full information about the MUA Quadrennial elections is available here including information about the nomination process and the timeline for the conduct of the ballot.



Published: 10 Jan 2023

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Joseph Robert Crumlin, OAM

Master Mariner and military historian. Late of Mona Vale.

Passed away peacefully in hospital after a short illness on 9 January 2023 aged 93 years.

Loved husband of Erin (deceased)

Beloved father of Sean, Padraig, Kieran, Erin Mary, Joseph & Mary Kathleen.

Loved grandfather of Sol, Jed, Daniel, Shea, James, Benjamin & Rory. Beloved great grandfather of Benjy, Isabella, Malia, Finn, Maisie, Anneliese, Darby, Rosie, Ella & Poppy.



Published: 23 Dec 2022

Paddy Crumlin

National Secretary, Maritime Union of Australia

President, International Transport Workers Federation

 

As the MUA's 150th anniversary year comes to a close, have a safe and happy Christmas, a relaxing New Year with friends and family, and let's go into 2023 fighting for a better life for all workers, our families and the communities we live in.

 



Published: 20 Dec 2022

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IAN BRAY
AUSTRALIAN INSPECTORATE COORDINATOR

INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT WORKERS FEDERATION

 

‘ABANDONED’ LIVESTOCK CARRIER SHIP TO BE AUCTIONED IN VICTORIA BUT STRANDED CREW YET TO RECEIVE WAGES

 

MEDIA RELEASE

 

21 DECEMBER 2022

 



Published: 20 Dec 2022

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DAVID BALL
DEPUTY VICTORIAN BRANCH SECRETARY
MARITIME UNION OF AUSTRALIA

ADRIAN EVANS
ASSISTANT NATIONAL SECRETARY
MARITIME UNION OF AUSTRALIA

 

MEDIA RELEASE

 

MARITIME WORKFORCE WELCOMES OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY PROJECT IN GIPPSLAND, VICTORIA

 

20 DECEMBER 2022

 



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