MUA Stop Work Notices
To our Valued Customers,
Please note that there will be stop work meetings at Terminals around Australia next week due to the AGM (Annual General Meeting) for the MUA (Maritime Union of Australia).
This continues to compound pressures on industry as we currently work through peak season volumes.
The Nation-wide stoppages will continue to cause vessel congestion along with ongoing challenges such as; slot shortages, no extended free time as well as added pressures on carriers needing to book slots overnight and have containers staged where possible at their own cost.
Below is a summary of the planned stop work across all states;
DP WORLD AUSTRALIA
Port Botany – Tuesday Nov 27th - Terminal operations will cease 1000 – 1400 hrs. Slots will not be released for 09,10,11,12,13 zones. Gates will close at 9am sharp. Fisherman’s Island - Thursday Nov 29th - The terminal will be closed between 0700 – 1100 hrs. No slots will be issued for this 4 hour period. Fremantle – Tuesday Nov 27th - Terminal operations will cease from 0900 to 1300hrs. Terminal gates will be closed from 0830hrs. West Swanston Dock - The terminal will be closed on Tuesday Nov 27th from 0930hrs - 1400hrs
Port Botany – Tuesday Nov 27th - Terminal operations will cease 1000 – 1400 hrs. Please also note there will be an 8hr yard/rail closure (0600 – 1400) as well to allow completion of routine pavement maintenance. Fisherman’s Island - The terminal will be closed between 0700 – 1100 hrs on Thursday Nov 29th. No slots will be issued for this 4 hour period. Stick to your time slots either side of this stoppage Fremantle – The terminal will be closed on Tuesday Nov 27th from 09:00hrs - 13:00hrs. Terminal gates will be closed from 08:40hrs through to 12:45hrs. East Swanston Dock - The terminal will be closed on Tuesday Nov 27th from 1000hrs - 1400hrs
Adelaide – Wednesday November 28 - The Terminal will be closed between 1000 – 1400 hrs. Gates will close at 0930 and re open at 1415.
If you have any questions on this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your customer service representative.
Keeping you updated,
BRi Customer Service Team
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