Industrial Action Update at Patrick Terminals


Dear Valued Customers


Patricks melbourne terminal advised of a positive COVID case on Friday afternoon, contact tracing identified 22 close contacts & 31 casual contacts. Patricks contacted the MUA on Saturday asking to withdraw their industrial action to reduce the impact, unfortunately the strike proceeded despite their request.


Patrick Terminals - Sydney

  • Detailed scheduling has been completed to assess the impact of industrial action in Sydney
  • Two concurrent 24-hour stoppages this weekend coupled with other industrial action has resulted in forecasted delays to reach an average of 5.8 days by the 11th October 

Patrick Terminals - Brisbane

  • The terminal is currently experiencing low-level impact from industrial action
  • Delays are likely as a result of the latest round of industrial action. 

Patrick Terminals - Fremantle

  • The terminal continues to be impacted by industrial action resulting in some extended port stays for vessels.
  • Industrial Action from 0700 on Saturday 9 October 2021 and ending at 0700 on Monday 11 October 2021.
  • Industrial Action from 0700 on Saturday 16 October 2021 and ending at 0700 on Monday 18 October 2021.
  • Stoppages of work of 1-hour duration at 0400,1200 and 20000 each day (excluding Saturdays and Sundays) commencing at 1200 on Monday 11 October 2021 and ceasing on Saturday 23 October 2021. 

Patrick Terminals - Melbourne

  • Our Melbourne terminal schedule is busy with back to back vessels for the month of October
  • Delays are forecast to increase to between 7 - 10 days by mid-October due to the 40 industrial actions taken by the MUA and the impact of the COVID isolation periods. Delays are expected to continue to increase throughout the month due to rolling stoppages by the MUA
  • Industrial action begins on Tuesday 5 October 2021 through to Friday 29 October 2021.

Our dedicated Transport team where we can control will be doing all we can to reduce the impact.

As always we thank you for your continued support.


Keeping you updated

BRI Transport team.

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