Attention: Shipping Manager

Further to our broadcast last week, we have received the following update from FTA (Freight & Trade Alliance) in relation to continued industrial action at DP World terminals:-

DP World today have announced members of the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) have, despite efforts to reach an understanding, outlined a further series of work bans and stoppages from Monday 6 November to Monday 13 November.

Impacted Locations and Actions

  • Melbourne: There will be intermittent work stoppages of 2 hours, bans on overtime, shift extensions, and various other restrictions. 
  • Sydney: Stoppages of work of 1 hour and 24 hours on specific dates, along with bans on handling certain vessels, overtime, and other restrictions. 
  • Brisbane: 2-hour work stoppages, a 24-hour stoppage, bans on handling certain vessels, overtime, and more. 
  • Fremantle: 2-hour work stoppages and bans on handling ships for 8 hours, among other restrictions.

As always, we will keep you updated on further information received.  In the meantime, if you require specific information regarding a delivery, please contact your customer service representative.