Scheduled Industrial action at Australian Ports

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Scheduled Industrial action at Australian Ports

Further MUA industrial action is currently taking place at Australian ports, with more closures and stoppages planned. Such action will have a significant impact on the global supply chain which is already suffering under the weight of delays from lack of capacity, port congestion at all main trading ports and of course the unprecedented increase in rates from all shipping lines. The complete list of notifications is as follows:

Brisbane, Hutchison Ports:

  • 17th June – yard closed until 1500

Patrick Terminals – Brisbane AutoStrad:

  • Work stoppages for 1-hour duration at 03.30, 11.30 and 19.30 on Tuesday 15 June 2021, Wednesday 16 June 2021 and Thursday 17 June 2021.
  • A ban on the performance of overtime from 0700 on Wednesday 23 June 2021 until 2300 on Friday 25 June 2021.
  • A ban on the performance of overtime from 0700 on Wednesday 30 June 2021 until 2300 on Friday 2 July 2021.
  • A ban on the performance of upgrades and/or work in higher levels from 0700 on Wednesday 23 June 2021 until 2300 on Friday 25 June 2021.
  • A ban on the performance of upgrades and/or work in higher levels from 0700 on Wednesday 30 June 2021 until 2300 on Friday 2 July 2021.
  • A ban on the performance of work when an employee is rostered as “off/avail” from 0700 on Wednesday 23 June 2021 until 2300 on Friday 25 June 2021.
  • A ban on the performance of work when an employee is rostered as “off/avail” from 0700 on Wednesday 30 June 2021 until 2300 on Friday 2 July 2021.
  • A ban on the performance of work on vessels that have been subcontracted to or outsourced to Patrick Terminals by another stevedoring company from 0700 on Wednesday 23 June 2021 until 2300 on Wednesday 7 July 2021.

SydneyHutchison Ports:

  • 19th – 20th June – Stop work 06:00 Saturday to 06:00 Sunday
  • 22nd – 23rd June – Stop work 06:00 Tuesday to 06:00 Wednesday

Patrick Terminals – Sydney AutoStrad:

  • A ban on the performance of overtime commencing at 6am Thursday 17 June 2021 for a 14-day period finishing at 6am on Thursday 1 July 2021
  • A ban on the performance of shift extensions commencing at 6am Thursday 17 June 2021 for a 14-day period finishing at 6am on Thursday 1 July 2021.
  • A ban on the performance of work on vessels that have been subcontracted to or outsourced to Patrick Terminals by another stevedoring company from 00:01 on Thursday 24 June 2021 until Thursday 15 July 2021.
  • Stoppages of work of 1-hour duration at 0500, 1300 and 2100 each day commencing on Thursday, 24 June 2021 for a 21-day period until Thursday 15 July 2021.

Patrick Terminals – Fremantle:

  • A ban on attending for work on days an employee is rostered as “off/avail” commencing from 7.00am Friday 11 June 2021 and ending at 7.00am on Wednesday 30 June 2021.

Patrick Terminals – Melbourne:

  • A ban on the performance of overtime at East Swanson Dock (Melbourne) commencing at 12:01am Saturday 19 June 2021 until 12:01am Saturday 26 June 2021.
  • A ban on the working of shift extensions at East Swanson Dock (Melbourne) commencing at 12:01am Saturday 19 June 2021 until 12:01am Saturday 26 June 2021.

As a result of these stoppages the following ports are experiencing the following delays:

Patrick Terminals – Sydney AutoStrad:

  • Sydney Terminal delays have increased to approx. 4.5 days
  • Average delay on-window vessels: 2 days   
  • Average delay off-window vessels: 6.5 days (max 10 days) 

Patrick Terminals – Melbourne:

  • Melbourne terminal delays have increased to approx. 1 day
  • Average delay on-window vessels: 16 hours  
  • Average delay off-window vessels: 36 hours

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