Dear Clients,

Notice of four stoppages of six hours over the two consecutive days of next Tuesday and Wednesday have been scheduled by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), according to the Port Authority of New South Wales. The strike will take the form of work stoppages by the cutter master and the deckhand in the pilot vessels to embark and disembark pilots at Jackson and Botany. One vessel in each port will be affected. Essential services will continue as normal.

A spokesperson said that the port authority believes there is agreement on the majority of issues that were presented but a resolution has not been reached and it hoped to achieve this before the action commences on Tuesday.

SCHEDULE OF STOPPAGES

A six-hour stoppage, commencing at 0001 hours Tuesday April 28 until 0600 hours on the same day.

A six-hour stoppage, commencing at 1200 hours Tuesday April 28 until 1800 hours on the same day.

A six-hour stoppage, commencing at 0600 hours Wednesday April 29 until 1200 hours on the same day.

A six-hour stoppage, commencing at 1800 hours Wednesday April 29 until 2400 hours on the same day. 

Please check with relevant Stevedore as to the effect of the stoppages.

Should you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact our Customer Service team.

Kind regards

GenFreight Logistics Pty Ltd