With a three-month cooling-off period come and gone without a new deal, dockworkers at DP World’s Australian container terminals are putting the heat on the company this week with a series of strikes.
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25 Mar 2019
A planned strike at Brisbane follows strikes last week at all four of DP World’s Australian terminals in the ports of Fremantle, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, and the terminal operator says it won't negotiate a new employment agreement while under threat from further industrial action.
18 Mar 2019
Members of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) at the ports of Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, and Fremantle are protesting a DP World decision to cease providing workers with income protection insurance.
10 Oct 2016
DP World Australia has ordered four ship-to-shore cranes for its terminals on the east coast of Australia.
06 Oct 2016
The Port of Brisbane on Tuesday began work on a wide-ranging roadwork project.
13 Apr 2016
The Patrick Port Botany Sydney terminal is closed as members of the Maritime Union of Australia participate in a 48-hour strike, with more work actions planned at the Brisbane container terminal next week.
13 Feb 2015
An independent Australian government tribunal will consider whether to set new work rules or pay standards for the nation's drayage drivers, as well as other truckers, in 2015.
29 Sep 2014
The Australian docker work stoppage planned for DP World terminals in Sydney and Melbourne this week could extend to the company’s terminals in Brisbane and Freemantle, but not to other stevedores in the country.
28 Jan 2014
Northeast Australia is bracing itself as a tropical low develops in the Coral Sea and is forecast to make landfall as a cyclone later today or early tomorrow local time.
18 Apr 2013
The Port of Brisbane, Australia, will increase trade charges, on average, by 2.5 percent, starting July 1.
09 Jan 2013
Stockholm-based crane spreader manufacturer Bromma Conquip has received orders for 34 spreaders in 2013, which will be delivered to the Middle East, Asia and Europe.
11 Nov 2010
The Australian state of Queensland agreed to sell a 99-year lease on the Port of Brisbane to a group including Global Infrastructure Partners and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority for $2.1 billion in
20 Jul 2010
Europe's top port Rotterdam is getting congested as surging container imports from China overwhelm deep-sea terminals and interrupt feeder services to smaller regional ports.