The decision to halt further strikes, at least for a month, came after Australia’s competition watchdog highlighted how labor issues have added to supply chain disruption, exacerbating congestion and delays.
DP World Australia Completes Next Phase of TOS Standardization & Centralization with Navis N4 Go-Live in Melbourne
23 Oct 2020
Australian cargo owners have faced significant disruption for several months as a perfect storm of bad weather, terminal congestion, and industrial action by longshoremen caused extensive delays to freight shipments.
01 Oct 2020
The IMO is the second high profile maritime industry victim to fall prey to cyber hackers this week.
25 Sep 2020
DP World and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) say they expect to finalize an employment agreement covering the terminal operator's Port Botany facility in Sydney next week.
14 Sep 2020
Container delays at Sydney have been caused by industrial action by dock workers, exacerbated by berth congestion and bad weather at Port Botany. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com.
21 Aug 2020
Stable high-and-heavy cargo volumes reduced loss margins for Wallenius Wilhelmsen as the carrier slow steams and puts 15 ships in cold layup to cut costs.
11 May 2020
Forwarders wanting to build instant quoting capability often need to juggle multiple systems and navigate setbacks to get to a desired state of reaching broader customer segments.
03 Feb 2020
Australian shippers are breathing a sigh of relief, at least for now, after a court order was issued preventing longshore workers from striking against DP World Australia amid an ongoing 16-month contract dispute.
21 Jan 2020
The new year has hardly gotten off to a quiet start for shippers using DP World’s four Australian terminals as industrial action by dock workers and an increase in port charges has thrown up fresh challenges.
05 Dec 2019
Australian shippers are taking a wait-and-see approach to a review by the country’s competition watchdog on whether to continue the class exemption for container shipping companies from competition laws. The head of the government panel says those exemptions are becoming “harder to justify.”
21 Nov 2019
Harmonizing Zeamarine's liner and tramp services is high on new regional director's list of priorities.